As the apple harvesting season is coming to a close, it is time for many apple farmers to revel in a bumper bounty, and to savour in the fruits of their hard labour. Many people in the apple industry will be making merry to celebrate the end of the harvest whilst others will simply be [...]
http://gty.im/685015109 A fisherman in front of the skyscrapers of the Malabar Hills in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, Asia – Alex Robinson/Getty Images
The newest arrival to the Royal household arrived this week. Prince Louis Arthur Charles was born on Monday weighing in at 8lb 7oz becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child. He is 5th in line to the throne just behind his two siblings George and Charlotte. His name honours Louis Mountbatten (uncle of [...]
Monday 26th March marks the start of the Children's Book Fair in the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy. Running for 4 days, it is the leading showcase for the best of children's publishing from around the world. For those of you attending and exhibiting at this year's event enjoy the festivities! Embed from Getty Images
On Tuesday, the BBC reported results of their recent survey, which suggested that creative subjects are being squeezed in secondary schools, with many reducing timetabled lessons, facilities and their number of specialist staff. Jez Bennett, a local Head Teacher interviewed for the article, talked openly about having to cut lessons for financial reasons and was aware of some schools no longer offering GCSEs in arts [...]
Every week Adam, one of our Senior Designers, is going to search the web for tips, tricks and tutorials to share with the studio and here, on our blog. The first one comes from Shutterstock and is nice little guide for drawing low poly icons from a photo/illustration. They are a bit of a design trend [...]
http://gty.im/674708268 This week's pic is of a young Kazakh eagle hunter, of the Altai Region in Western Mongolia. These eagle hunters practise a 4000 year old tradition that’s passed from generation to generation, where they tame eagles and use them for hunting.
http://gty.im/672214872 This week's pic is of a piece of street art by French artist and photographer, Philippe Echaroux. This piece is in Val d'Isère, France. Echaroux works by projecting imagery and light on various structures, often using portraits as his projections.
http://gty.im/623144530 This week’s pic is of the supermoon! The moon was 30% brighter, and 14% bigger than normal, and was the closest the moon has been to earth since 1948. Cloudy conditions meant that you were lucky to see the moon at it's fullest. [...]
http://gty.im/525334011 Today marks the annual celebration of apples! Apple Day traditionally falls on October 21st, and is mainly celebrated in the UK. It is a celebration of the hundreds of apple varieties and orchards across the country. This lovely image of some Braeburn apples and autumn leaves really captures [...]