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DJCAD Degree Show 2013 – Top Picks

DJCAD Degree Show 2013 – Top Picks

May is a busy month for us here in Dundee- with so many brilliant events in the creative calendar- including the DJCAD Degree Show- which opened last night on the 17th of May 2013.  It feels like yesterday that I was hosting my Degree Show here (although it was only 5 years back) how time flies! Over the last few…

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Guest Blog at Creative Dundee

Guest Blog at Creative Dundee

We’ve had our gift-getting heads on here over the past few weeks, and as proud residents of Dundee (possibly one of the UK’s most creative cities at the moment) we thought it’d be great to shop with some of Dundee’s creatives this festive season! The brilliant Creative Dundee have very kindly allowed me to write a guest blog post for…

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Dundee Degree Show 2012 – My Highlights

Dundee Degree Show 2012 – My Highlights

Well, it’s that time of year again- Degree Show time! I got a sneaky peek on Thursday at the associates preview- which was brilliant to have been invited to.  After a few drinks there were speeches (including few from students as well this time- which was a nice touch!) and a performance from DJCAD’s own Elvis (aka student, Matthew Corden)…

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21st Century Design Lecture at DJCAD

21st Century Design Lecture at DJCAD

A little while ago the lovely Kate Pickering got in touch with me to ask me to be part of the 21st Designer lecture program at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. Being on the other side of the lecture theatre during my studies at DJCAD from 2003 – 2008 I was really excited to go back and…

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DIY Pie in the Post

DIY Pie in the Post

It’s not often you get really good Mail but last week, I did! I got a wee stack of DIY Pie goodies from the lovely Mahala LeMay of Edible/Wearable. I got a fabulous zine, full of lovely pie-themed illustrations, things to make and recipes to try; along with some DIY Pie postcards. Edible/Wearable are Mahala Lemay and Hilary Grant– who…

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Jumpers and Jamboree: A Success!

Jumpers and Jamboree: A Success!

After only a few very busy days of organisation, Jumpers and Jamboree kicked off on Tuesday night with 20 fabulous exhibitors and hoardes of excited visitors! A huge thank-you to all of our exhibitors who showed such an eclectic variety of beautiful and well-made work, and everyone who came along for a peep! My personal highlights included the musical banjo…

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crEATe 2009

crEATe 2009

I’d like to announce an event which I am organising on the 10th of December this year at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. It’s called crEATe 2009 and combines my all time two favourite things- Cake and Art! There’ll be an open call for submissions for a Cake and Edible sculpture competition, which will be judged by…

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