Calling all creative professionals and those looking for their services!
We are a new Glasgow based website called tendify.com aimed at improving the process of both finding and appointing creative professionals to undertake your project brief, whether it be a request for a wedding… Continue
Added by Chris Johnstone on September 10, 2012 at 9:47 —
Ok, its been a long time since my last blog! Time for a catch up and a mid-year resolution- to post more regularly, but first here’s some things I made earlier… see more here!…
Added by Carlene Edwards on April 13, 2012 at 19:52 —
Professor Ed Glaeser is a world respected academic. His passion is the city, how it
works. For him, the city is the ultimate creation of human ingeneuity. The
fascination is how something so complex can form and keep working: the Triumph of
the City. Glaeser suggests that the heart of this fascination relates to two issues:
creativity and the economy.
Glaeser is an economist. At the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010, he Continue
suggested that no economy is the…
Added by Benny Robb on November 29, 2011 at 13:17 —
Sorry for the delay in letting you all know how the launch party for my solo exhibition went a few weeks ago! I have been so busy since then, popping in to check how my pieces are - rehanging one or two and finally putting in place the gorgeous large scale prints of The Queen's Hall
bespoke designs. (which should have been there on opening night! Its a long… Continue
Added by Carlene Edwards on August 12, 2010 at 10:57 —
Glasgow based company Open Ear launch RemoteDJ™, the UK’s first dedicated, fully licensed online DJ service for bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.
On May 24th 2010 Open Ear (http://www.openearmusic.com
) launch RemoteDJ™, the UK’s first 24-hours a day online DJ service designed exclusively for business use. Through a simple online subscription system bars, cafes, restaurants and shops… Continue
Added by Brian Harvey on May 25, 2010 at 11:21 —
Apologies all, I should have posted this competition on here a few weeks ago. The deadline is only 5 days away.
At the start of the month I launched a design competition called Common of Houses: Electoral Reform which is asking artists and designers to rethink the UK voting system from a creative point of view. This can be through redesigning the… Continue
Added by Alburt on April 14, 2010 at 10:30 —
We've been asked to write for Central Station as part of their 'Sound Month'. This is the first post http://community.thisiscentralstation.com/_Two-Open-Ears-OUT-OF-TUNE/blog/1782538/126249.html
We hope this is of interest to the design community on 38 minutes!
“ Modern man is beginning to inhabit a… Continue
Added by Brian Harvey on February 2, 2010 at 12:15 —
Mick Jagger's lesser known qualities as a superb writer of briefs, the one below to Andy Warhol:
Added by Ewan McIntosh on October 31, 2009 at 16:16 —
never want to blow our own trumpets too much, so we justify this post by saying 'thank you' to 38Minutes for putting us onto the Branding Talent 09
competition run by NESTA, Aegis Media and Just-B Productions. Our branding idea to create a 'musical brand' and interactive online music station for Shop Direct was… Continue
Added by Brian Harvey on September 23, 2009 at 11:32 —
Jay Feeney is behind Freak Marketing Ltd, a digital marketing, brand, identity and design agency working out of Edinburgh.
Recently Jay and his team launched the Facebook application Get Them In
, which allows people to send each other real drinkable gifts through the 300 million member social network. They're currently working on a standalone… Continue
Added by Ewan McIntosh on September 21, 2009 at 20:00 —
SIPR = The Scottish Institute of Policing Research. I attended their third conference yesterday. The emphasis was on the discussion of community policing, a term coined by John Aldersham back in the 70s, and first met with scepticism, which is what I thought my meet mypolice too.
How very wrong I was.
I took along visuals to aid my explanation to attendees as to what mypolice is about, taking them through how the public might… Continue
Added by rufflemuffin on September 3, 2009 at 13:38 —
is a Glasgow based director of mypolice, a recent graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and is currently collaborating her Masters at GSA with Skills Development Scotland to investigate how creative and service design approaches can fit into the public sector and how we can skills swap design tools to create better… Continue
Added by Darcie Tanner on August 27, 2009 at 8:00 —
Do you want to know the secret of how top-quality graphic designers design logos
? This article will disclose exactly how top-notch logo designers of today’s contemporary age design their logos. It will show the design route that these designers undergo to get to their final logo design
Logo Designers Design Route:
1. Logo Design Brief
2. Background & Competitive… Continue
Added by Kathy Maxwelll on August 25, 2009 at 7:43 —
Enter your seed idea, win £1,000 idea development money, and a potential commercial commission with Shop Direct!
Just-b. Productions have teamed up with Aegis, NESTA and Shop Direct for Branding Talent #2
Shop Direct is a massive (and massively successful) home shopping organisation that has moved online in a big way over the last few years. They are currently in the process of preparing to… Continue
Added by Greg Povey on August 10, 2009 at 13:02 —
Well, its been a busy couple of weeks for mypolice. I’ve been down in London working with Think Public
who are focused on using design to improve service experiences in the public sector. It was great for mypolice to see how they work and get involved in their co-design sessions which bring both service providers and the general public together to gain an understanding of how their services… Continue
Added by rufflemuffin on July 22, 2009 at 12:48 —
The New York Times
- are they pulling the rabbit out of the hat or grasping at straws?
The Kindle on steroids is the suggestion... not exactly handy on the tube.
But seriously is this the answer or are we going to get our papers available on our screens to read… Continue
Added by Colin Gilchrist on May 4, 2009 at 20:24 —
The textiles sector in Scotland produces a wide range of products for the creative industries. For example, Screen Cloth, a seamless 5 metre wide fabric, is manufactured by some of Scotland's oldest mills in the Irvine Valley. This cloth is highly regarded as it allows production designers to create flawless backdrops for their special effects and reduces the need for post-editing.
These same fabrics are being developed for numerous applications in the development of… Continue
Added by Scottish Enterprise on April 30, 2009 at 9:00 —
I have a bee in my bonnet about the future of Newspapers after Rupert Murdochs comment about Google stealing copyright - he is clearly right to be nervous but not at the expense of Google - because the traffic it generates to his sites - he should be paying for it not viewing it as the enemy.
Jacek Utko is an extraordinary Polish newspaper designer whose redesigns for newspapers in Eastern Europe has increased circulation by up to 100% (and won awards).
Can good design… Continue
Added by Colin Gilchrist on April 13, 2009 at 10:32 —
Limited Edition Print
Gary Hustwit, director of Helvetica
, debuted his second feature film, Objectified
, last week at the SXSW Film festival.
is a documentary in interview form with 30+ product designers. Each telling how they came up with their idea and little… Continue
Added by Darcie Tanner on March 25, 2009 at 13:00 —
Attention creative talents:
38minutes is in need of a proper masthead for the site and since we have the bulk of creative genius here, we are asking you, our members to design something for us.
The top three chosen by the admins will go to a vote on the 38minutes homepage. Being we are a non-profit site and have limited to no budget, the winning header… Continue
Added by Darcie Tanner on March 17, 2009 at 15:25 —