TEDx: What is a healthy relationship with food?

Rhiannon Lambert – TEDxUniversityofEastAnglia Most of us are foodies. Food brings us together, and gives us comfort. But have you ever stopped to think whether your relationship with food is healthy? Harley street nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert is someone I follow closely on social media and the person to turn to when I require nutrition advice…

Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!)

Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!): How To Unleash Your Creative Potential is written by George Lois, America’s ‘Master Communicator’. I was very apprehensive about reading this book as it has had quite a few mixed reviews. Some people didn’t find the content to be that inspiring in terms of creativity and it focuses…

Hegarty on Creativity: There are No Rules

‘Creativity isn’t an occupation. It’s a preoccupation. It invents, perfects and defines our world. It explains and entertains us.’ – John Hegarty The book describes what drives creativity, what inspires it and what sustains it. We are all creative, but only some of us are luckily enough to earn a living by it. This is…

The 10 Principals of Storytelling

I have recently been reading the book ‘Do Story: How to tell your story so the world listen,’ by Bobette Buster. One of the sections I enjoyed reading the most was the 10 Principals of Storytelling. Below I have summarised the key points for each of the ten stages. 1. Tell your story as though…

Brainpickings – Design in a Nutshell

I recently saw an article on the website Brainpickings which included one-minute animated primers, created by Open University, on six major creative movements. I was interested to watch the short clips to learn about some of the most important movements in design history. From Gothic Revival to Postmodernism, to how Bauhaus ushered in the age…

Things I Have Learnt At Uni So Far – Part Two

This is the second post on this topic. I split it into two parts as I have quite a few things that I wanted to share. These are some other elements that I have come to realise; I wanted to do a reflection of the things I have discovered and learnt so far in my…

Things I Have Learnt At Uni So Far – Part One

I have been at University for 4/5 months now and these are the things that I have come to realise. I wanted to do a reflection of the things I have discovered and learnt. I have split the post up into two parts as there were quite a few things that I wanted to mention;…

Fragrance talk & lab tour at FIT

During my trip to New York I attended the Fashion Institute of Technology. FIT is an internationally recognised college for design, fashion, art, communications, and business. NTU have a long lasting relationship with the college; I was interested to experience the connection that the two overseas Universities have. FIT are known for their unique academic…

Boots Placement Talk

I recently attended a Boots’ Graduate, Year in Industry and Internship Schemes talk at my university. I now realise that Boots’ schemes will set you up with all the tools and knowledge that is needed to hit the ground running in the real world. I love the fact that they offer a core development programme…

2017 Trend Briefing by The Future Laboratory

I recently attended The Future Laboratory’s 2017 Trend Briefing: The Age of Re-engagement. The talk was held at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham. Below I have summarised the key points and included the parts that I found most interesting. I have also placed a couple of quotes in my post which I felt were most…