Internet of Things Howduino


This weekend sees the arrival of the Internet of Things Howduino. What on earth’s that, you ask? Read on… Back in August, we showcased DoES Liverpool in our semi regular Studio Series feature....

Mann Island

In Defence of Mann Island


Since its inception, Mann Island has divided opinion, but was it really deserving of the Carbuncle Cup? Google Mann Island, and you don’t have to scroll too far down the first page of...


Call in to Cow&Co


A new shop has opened in Liverpool ONE and it’s making us suffer from a serious case of the stuff lust … Wander over the road from Salt House Tapas or Duke Street...

Felt-tip drawing robot, DoES Liverpool

Studio Series: DoES Liverpool


This week we visit Adrian McEwen at DoES Liverpool, a co-working space with a difference, tucked away on Hanover Street… Please describe your space. DoES Liverpool is a shared co-working space, workshop and...

Smiling Wolf design studio

Smiling Wolf


Wondering who’s behind the extremely slick design of Camp and Furnace? Wonder no more… For anybody who’s popped down to the Baltic Triangle recently, odds are your destination was Camp and Furnace on...

A Place to Call Home

Love Architecture Festival 2012


RIBA’s Love Architecture Festival begins tomorrow. We picked out some of the best bits… Paul Du Noyer wasn’t wrong when he described Liverpool as a wondrous place. From its pop-culture to its football...

Artist of the Month: John Biddle

Artist of the Month: John Biddle


With a love of science fiction and an inclination for hard work, we get acquainted with our next Artist of the Month… Our new Artist of the Month’s age belies his experience. Fresh...

Black & Ginger design studio

Studio Series: Black & Ginger


Last month, award-winning design agency Black & Ginger oversaw the branding for the Sea Odyssey – Giant Spectacular. We spoke to Creative and Managing Director Alex Frech to see what makes them tick… Please...

Rosie Collins

Exit Velocity: LJMU Graphic Design 2012


We talk to some of the most promising LJMU Graphic Design graduates, exhibiting their final shows tonight at the Art & Design Academy… STEPHANIE DAVIES (pictured, above) Inspired by poetry and typography, Stephanie designs clever double-sided...