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Pick Me Up 2014

  Where might you find giant white cats, embroidered sailors, typographic woolly scarves, loads of skulls, skate boards, decorated wooden spoons, printing presses and over-priced “my toddler could do that” collage? Yes, of course, it is Somerset House’s yearly display of the graphic arts, Pick Me Up. As always this year was fun […]

Lovely Letter Arts

This week up in London, while helicopters buzzed overhead to guard the christening of George, I went to a couple of letter arts and calligraphy shows to get inspiration. One was at St Bride Library, showing the work of the South London Lettering Association, and the other was at Foyles […]

Projects for Summer

Summer is here and instead of being bored you could do a graphic design project with GDP! Whether you are a complete beginner at design or someone who’d like to refresh or build your portfolio you are welcome to join the GDP community. Our recommended getting-out-of-the-house for summer projects are […]

Cape Dorset Prints

“Co-operative enterprises build a better world” is the 2012 theme for the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives. Cape Dorset, in Canada’s north, is a co-operative of thirty-one communities which produce and sell art works to help the local economy and community. The results are beautiful and full of character. […]