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I was put in the "Hotseat" this week as I gave a lecture to the BA Graphic Design students at the University of Gloucestershire. I was the last speaker of 10 visiting the students in the hotseat programme. The third year students had created the hotseat...

At the end of last year I was pleased to be asked to write the forward to Mia Gröndahl's excellent forthcoming book Revolution Graffiti - Street Art of the New Egypt. Revolutionary graffiti and in particular its recent flourishing in countries such as Egypt, Libya...

Extramuros (Outside of the Walls) is the new and wonderful book by Seth the Global Painter - who I recently featured in Varoom Magazine. I wanted to give the book a plug not least because I wrote the introduction to it!Seth aka Julien Malland is...

Following on my regualar editorial contributions to Varoom magazine I recently wrote a small piece for the latest issue which takes the theme of "Muse".My interpretation of "muse" was to take inspiration from dreams and the world of imagination, which made me think of the...

Earlier this year I was invited to create the identity and branding for a new arts and cultural hub called Imaginadium. Covering a wide range of art interests with strands for Art, Cabaret, Comedy, Dance, Film, Music, Theatre & Spoken Word - Imaginadium is a...

Varoom is a large format magazine produced in association with the UK's Association of Illustrators and is full of in depth articles about contemporary illustration. I'm a big fan of the magazine especially in its new newspaper format and am pleased to have been asked...

In an attempt to update my blog after a very busy few months, here is a story from earlier this year..  The Rake is an international sartorial magazine which just happens to be stylishly art directed by my friend Sam Clark. Earlier this year The...

Coming up soon.. I'm pleased to have been invited to talk at Nuart Plus - a range of discussions which accompanies the highly regarded International  street art festival Nuart which is held annually in Stavanger, Norway. Its been a few years since I last attended...

Finally I have a set of completed T-shirts from a design project that began last year and in some ways has been around seven years in the making! Lambe lambe is the name given to a type of woodtype poster printing known principally in Sao...

Next stop - Komafest - Vardø, Norway! This has to be one of the most faraway places for a street art festival and so in the spirit of adventure I was very pleased to accept an invitation to attend later this July. Vardø is very faraway indeed...