All posts tagged: wales

Dance with The Lord of Misrule


It’s probably fair to say the Welsh like a party. If you were in Cardiff last weekend you can probably lay testament to that. And not a lot of people know, us Welsh like a festival too; we’ve got all sorts and in all shapes and sizes, from Wakestock up in Abersoch, to Croissant Neuf down in Usk. All sorts. But probably the most renowned of them all is the Green Man Festival held over four days and nine stages […]

It’s not the winning, it’s the taking part…


Who are we kidding, we all love winning! Didn’t we all have at least one dream at uni of wrapping our hands around a Yellow Pencil and making an emotional speech thanking our mother and our pet guinea pig for their support?! Yeh maybe that’s just me but one thing is for sure… it’s awards season! The Pentwards will kick off our run of trophy handing with the ceremony taking place in Paris as we […]

View Creative Agency {Rhos on Sea}

Awesome agencies

It’s only mother flippin’ St Davids Day people, or heck, let’s keep it real, Dydd Gŵyl Dewi (you knows it), so it’s only fitting that we head over the Severn Bridge (after parting with £5.70 toll fee) to Wales for today’s treats. Cast your mind back to last October when we touched on the Cardiff Design Festival that showcases and recognises the best of Welsh design, well chief protagonists in the annual awards hail from […]

No Sügar Stüdio {Swansea}

Outstanding individuals

I think it’s best to start any post with a bit of truth. If even if the truth is, well, somewhat awkward… Martin Lee Grügel is an Everton fan. There; I said it. Make your peace with that now. But, and despite the fact that my own allegiances lie on the rouge side of Stanley Park we couldn’t begrudge him his rightfully earned place on the Journal. I’ve long been a fan of Martin’s work […]

Best of Welsh Design Shortlisted


Launched at the Welsh Assembly building in Cardiff Bay by Design Week Editor Lynda Relph-Knight, the shortlist for 2011’s Cardiff Design Festival Best of Welsh Design Awards has been announced and there are some outstanding contenders in all categories. In fact, testament to the health of the creative industries in Wales, there are some outstanding contenders in the initial entry list that somehow didn’t manage to make the judges’ cut. Judges for the awards this […]