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Make Hay

We’re struggling to get straw bales for sitting at the workshop we’re doing at Lovebox. A chap called Malcolm may be driving down in…

t’posh frocks on

We’re in Islington again tomorrow at the New Designers gig, chatting to graduates and talking about Folksy and of course wrapping truants on the…

Getting there…

We’re getting some great feedback from the early testers, thank you! Many of you came from the New Designers event we went to yesterday….

Pointing and showing

Just returned from Copenhagen where we were at reboot. The conference itself was largely forgettable, a shame because the eclectic mix of participants usually…

Becoming part of the web

One of the things we always bat on about is how we [and our work clients] should be embedded into the web and not…

Gestation

via exfordy Gestation periods are usually predictable. Hamsters take around 16 days. They’re quick. The MySociety chaps knock out stuff at a ferocious pace….

Shows

Kindly invited to judge the MMU Degree show awards today. Lots of talent. Tiffany won our vote and our purchase prize. Well done Tiffany!…

Small objects

Stumbled across this “small manufacturing arm”. I like the idea of small manufacturing arms, they seem analogous to the notion of microformats in that…

Meet our Makers

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Meet the Maker – Fused Glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass

As a child, fused glass artist Sally Banks from Granary Glass was spellbound by the colours cast on the floor as sunlight streamed through stained glass windows. Years later, she is still just as captivated by the quality and luminescence of glass. Ceramicist Kath Cooper interviews Sally to learn more about her craft, her inspirations and her fused glass techniques…

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Meet the Maker – Kath Cooper Ceramics

Kath Cooper has been working with clay for nearly 30 years and over that time her miniature clay houses and little birds have worked their way into many a heart. Helen from Paper Bea Company interviews Kath to discover more about her ceramics, her inspiration and her scraffito technique