A Cup of Tea With…Holly Rutter

In case you missed it, Holly Rutter took over our Instagram account this weekend as our #thortfulTakeover creator, and she completely owned it with her brilliant look at her working life. We got a glimpse of what she was currently creating, as well as her Pinterest-worthy desk space, which we would quite like in the…

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A Cup of Tea With…Ollie Brown

This month we’re celebrating typography, and naturally, this week’s Instagram #thortfulTakeover creator has a talent for it. We sat down with Ollie Brown to discuss his love of travel, animals and of course, typography… You have a very distinct style of typography – where did you learn to perfect your skill? The style of typography was…

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A Cup Of Tea With…Michelle Hird

This week sees multi-tasking busy bee, Michelle Hird take over our Instagram account as our #thortfulTakeover creator. Michelle spills all the inspiration behind her successful ‘Hello LGBT’ range and the designers who WE should be following… You are one busy lady working in web design, editorial and branding to name a few! What made you…

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A Cup of Tea With…oi Doris

After meeting Ann Worsnip aka oi Doris at #PGLive, we were left wowed by her incredible, artistic designs created just with a TYPEWRITER!  Ahead of her #thortfulTakeover this coming weekend, we sat down for a chat with the face of oi Doris to find out her secrets to creating greeting cards using only a typewriter. Oh, and she…

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A Cup Of Tea With…Liz Harry

What happens when thortful teams up with Liz Harry ahead of her #thortfulTakeover? The lady who has designed legendary artwork for some of the world’s biggest music stars? Well, a huge catch-up for starters as she spills the beans on all the famous artists she’s worked for. Juicy! What’s the very first thing you do when you wake up?…

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6 Ways To Capture A Stunning Photograph

Is your camera just gathering dust because you don’t really know ‘where to start’ when it comes to taking a brilliant photograph? We spoke to Dave Peck, who knows how to take a fantastic photograph or two, and he shared his six top tips for achieving a magical picture. Here’s what he had to say: “As a landscape/seascape…

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4 Watercolour Tips to Perfect Today

Are you an illustrator or typographer who wants to branch out in watercolour, but have ZERO idea where to start? Beginning a new challenge takes guts, but if you persevere, can reap the rewards. If you’re looking to branch out into watercolour, we spoke to the lovely Kim Fleming who has her watercolour technique nailed…

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A Cup of Tea With…Emma Garland

Oh we do love sitting down with our creators and having a chat. This week we grabbed a catch-up with Emma Garland from Little Red Apple ahead of her exciting #thortfulTakeover on our Instagram page this weekend.   What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, ready for the…

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A Cup of Tea With…Drawberry Jam!

In case you missed it, this weekend the brilliant Jenna Thompson from Drawberry Jam took over our Instagram page for our #thortfulTakeover and shared snippets of her creative and personal life. Whilst we cooed over her pretty cat and admired her illustrations, we wanted to delve further into Jenna’s creative mind and ask her a…

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4 ways to break through your creative rut

You know those days when you put pen to paper and nothing comes? You squeeze that brain of yours willing for some inspiration to come, but you’re at a dead end! It’s a frustrating experience that ALL creative people go through and it does disappear (phew!). Whether you’re an illustrator, surface pattern designer or typographer,…

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