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Why We Need Women’s Co-Working Spaces

In the past few years co-working spaces have become a big hit, especially for small business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs. Any creative working in the UK will know that hiring private space can be expensive, working from home can be isolating and that planting yourself in an environment where there isn’t room to grow, or at the very least be yourself, can undermine your process and your goals. Now, in 2017, co-working spaces are a normal and viable option for many people and are talked up by single workers and business owners all over the world due to the supportive,…

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INTERVIEW: Weaver + Designer Lucy Davidson of Peas and Needles

Lucy Davidson is a blogger, designer, small business owner and weaver from Brighton. Influenced by her home town, its eclectic charity shops, the relationship between handmade and digital and her fiancee, also a creative, Lucy creates gorgeously tactile pieces for hanging and displaying that bridge the gap between art and craft. By merging a traditional discipline with trending contemporary aesthetics and modern design sense, Lucy strikes a wonderful balance that appeals to many other creatives. People come to her for one-of-a-kind, sustainably-made pieces with which to decorate their homes, and to learn the skills she has mastered in intimate workshops…

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INTERVIEW: Hayley + Nathan Maker of No Guts No Glory

No Guts No Glory is a shop, studio and gallery space, agency and awesome collective set up by Exeter creatives Nathan and Hayley Maker. These two not only possess a wealth of know-how and ever-flowing and inspiring ideas but also have a great story to tell. NGNG has recently become one of my favourite creative hubs and I love to talk about the great projects, workshops, products, publications and shows coming out of it. In fact, the highly covetable goodie bags at YGT’s latest event were filled with treats from the NGNG shop and collective and we also raffled off a…

Why You Need To Visit The Doodle Bar

It’s a real challenge to pick a single favourite place in the entire city of London. However, when Eventbrite launched their Hometown Hunt project, I was ready to take on the challenge of picking just one spot that sums up my love for London. Eventbrite are pretty much your go-to for discovering fresh venues, staging your own events and sorting tickets for any number of experiences. They share some fantastic secrets on where, when and how to enjoy your city so I had to think long and hard about which of my favourite places I would share with them. In the end,…