Monthly Inspiration: September 2019

Our creative team have been finding inspiration in a wide variety of places this month.

Sh**t! I Smoke

This innovative app has been designed to help show (approximately) the impact of air pollution and how much sh**t we breath in daily!

Design and technology are taking an ever increasingly part in how we battle climate change and adapt our lifestyles, so we should all lead from the front as designers and thinkers.

Download the app to see how much you breathe in.

Hotels Go Green

Keeping with the theme of climate change, this fun video shows the changes hotel chains are implementing to show commitment to climate change.

Ikea Hacking

A new tread is materialising, for start ups who customise existing IKEA pieces with design led replacement parts.

This create a more personal expression of style but with a big sustainability message and a great way to save money.

Find some great examples here.

Revealing Munnings

Check out this exhibition at the East gallery, Norwich. Running until 26th October 2019.
‘Revealing Munnings’ celebrates the recent conservation of 14 drawings by Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) owned by Norwich University of the Arts.

Find out more.

Abandoned Soviet Hotels, Anyone?

Karol Palka, a polish photographer has been capturing abandoned spaces – unique and very eerie.

Full portfolio of his work here.

How well do you remember the 00s?

Artist Robyn Nichol has some unique work, with huge references 00’s teen girl culture. If you’re from that generation like one of our designers, sit back, relax and reminisce.

See the article.
See more on Robyn Nichol’s website and Instagram.

Walala Lounge

Camille Walala created some fun pop art style furniture as part of this year’s design festival.

Find out about the installations here.

Like her style? Walala’s Instagram boasts some other great pieces.

Hope is Power

Creative agency Uncommon worked with the Guardian on its first brand campaign in seven years, which aims to highlight the reporting as a positive force for change. The resulting campaign consists of some beautiful simplistic posters.

Find out more.


Hannah Tomlinson.

Middleweight Graphic Designer