I want to hold your hand

Last week I listened to Something understood, Holding Hands whilst trying to get to sleep, and since then I’ve been thinking about hands – hands I’ve held and hands that I miss …

Strike Your Pose

Strike Your Pose and then turn it into jewellery. This is the brainchild of Leah Black and it’s simply brilliant. Of course the secret ingredient is a good pose and …

Why Scotland needs creative graduates

I was invited to write an article for Scottish Institute for Enterprise’s biannual magazine ” Ignite”  – focusing on the creative industry sector and covering opportunities emerging for graduates. The economic and …

Snook is hiring!

A little sign of why things have been so quiet on redjotter – Snook is hiring! We are working on some great projects and growing our team! Find out more …

Edit 2011: dig

This is Edit for the 10th time around, but the for the first time in the beautiful and mysterious area of Røros. It is an old mining town so the …

Here’s tae us; wha’s like us?

Andrea Peach, a lecturer and craft historian at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, is writing an academic paper entitled “Contemporary Craft and the Commodification of National Identity in Scotland …

The power of empathy

Three years ago today I was teaching first year design students at The University of Dundee. Those students are now going into fourth year. I am delighted that many of …