Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece. We live in a society where the focus on well being and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system – where what we buy is, we are told, what definesContinue reading “Happiness”
Working with cultural organisations and institutions, universities, academics and the wider landscape of cultural producers in the performing arts is exciting and demanding. Find out a little about what’s involved.
India is truly amazing – a land of ideas, energy, action and inspiration.
Frieze usually makes my blood run cold. Over-privileged liggers braying loudly at gallery openings; hideous fashion faux pas masquerading as an acceptable ‘artiness’ … Meanwhile the actual art tends to be forgotten.
The nights draw in. Temperatures drop. Summer is increasingly a memory. I’m determined to extend the season by enoying as much light and space as I can, when I can.
In an age where the late middle aged and middle income property owning demographic hold many of the financial cards, I’m interested to know what millenials (16-34 year olds) think and especially, how this impacts on marketing trends. With that in mind this (from Bauer Knowledge) is interesting:
Unhappiness – yours and others – can be caused by many things. Your own and other people’s behaviour for a start. Using the examples of racism and sexism, let’s explore how we can be happy humans. Racism, like sexism, happens because you collude with it. Is that a surprise? It shouldn’t be. Like anyContinue reading “Being a happy human”
Some feedback lives with you forever, usually because it betrays zero understanding of the creative process. Well this marvellous bunch of creatives from Ireland have come up trumps with a series of A3 posters (in aid of charity) – they’ve been creative with appalling feedback. If you’ve ever been one of these clients,Continue reading “There is feedback and then …”
Mobile has changed the way designers and developers look at web design. Can I verify this? Sure can: As this post from eConsultancy summarising the TNS research commissioned by Google shows, the UK has the highest percentage of people who make a monthly purchase on their smartphones, with 32% of those surveyed as comparedContinue reading “Digital Design: Trends”