14 December 2018

WINTER SCHOOL - make it in design

I've just heard about another earlybird offer this week from the Make it in Design Winter School. The offer is for a limited time only until December 20th and you can find the offer details online here.

The Winter School will run for four weeks from January 14 – February 08, 2019 and for just £20 (approx $25 USD), you can choose from our Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced tracks or enjoy an attractive discount when you sign up for multiple track bundles available in their shop.

This exciting global online design event gives you experience working to A/W 18/19 trend briefs, helps build your portfolio, connect with other designers around the world and gives you the opportunity to get your work published!

Winter School offers exciting creative briefs inspired by A/W 19/20 trend reports from the fabulous trend consultants 
Porter & Brawn, an amazing chance to get your designs printed onto fabric and gift wrap thanks to Fashion Formula, awesome downloads, fun tasks, lovely prizes, the chance to get published in a future issue of MOYO magazine, and lots of treats along the way too!

Below we have a small selection of designs from the Winter School in January 2018. Scroll down to see some of the graduates work along with the title of the brief they responded to....
Above : Natalia Yanez - Beginner Brief 2: Autumn Equinox
Below : Rachel McDonald - Intermediate Brief 1: Bright Blooms



Above : Lynn Priestley - Intermediate Brief 1: Bright Blooms
Below : Ruth Burrows - Beginner Brief 1 : Neutral Art


Above : Angela Blackadder : Beginner Brief 2 : Autumn Equinox
Below : Angel Walker : Intermediate Brief 1: Bright Blooms


Above : Jo Fryer - Intermediate Brief 2 - Kabuki's Kingdom
Below : Danielle Hunter - Intermediate Brief 1: Bright Blooms


Above : Leah Malmos - 
Beginner Brief 1 : Neutral Art
Below : Melissa Wiederrecht - Beginner Brief 1 : Neutral Art


Above : Vicky Yorke - Advanced Brief 2 : Fauna Cyanotype
Below : Meagan Rae - Advanced Brief 1 : American Prairie


Above : Tegan Connelly 
- Advanced Brief 2 : Fauna Cyanotype
Below : Alexandra Michiardi - Beginner Brief 2 : Autumn Equinox


Above : Charlotte Cross - 
Intermediate Brief 2 - Kabuki's Kingdom
Below : Sandra Hutter - Advanced Brief 1 : American Prairie


Above : Rita Martinez - Advanced Brief 1 : American Prairie
Below : Susanne Mason - Intermediate Brief 2 - Kabuki's Kingdom


 
Above : Heather McCoy - Beginner Brief 1 : Neutral Art
Below : Julia Campbell - Advanced Brief 2 : Fauna Cyanotype

Above : Julia Clayden - Intermediate Brief 2 - Kabuki's Kingdom

CHRISTMAS 2018 - poundland

I've never reported on Christmas designs from Poundland before, but this year they seemed to have stepped it up a gear and created a Nutcracker themed collection. This cute print range features across gift bags, tags, and wrapping paper.












13 December 2018

CHRISTMAS 2018 - victoria fitton

Designer Victoria Fitton has worked on a range of cards for the Schurman Retail Group which are now available through Papyrus Stores. There are nine designs in total featuring festive motifs in beautiful stylised brushwork and wintry colours. You can find them in Papyrus stores now and a boxed set can be seen online here.







CHRISTMAS 2018 - coco gigi design


Gina Maldonado, the super talented artist behind Coco Gigi Design is creating a Christmas Advent Calendar on her Instagram page with a new design everyday between now and Christmas Day. This year she has been working on very intricate designs featuring woodland creatures and floral designs. Scroll down to see days 1-10 and follow along daily online here.