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Gavin Strange, Awesome Merchandise, Birmingham Design Festival
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Awesome Merchandise meets Gavin Strange

We met up with director and designer Gavin Strange at Birmingham Design Festival to discuss the advantages of having a side hustle and find out how to fit it in around a full-time job

Chris Do, Birmingham Design Festival, Awesome Merchandiseh
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How to value your work

Struggling to price your work? Not sure how to decide it’s value? Chris Do, designer, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur gives his advice for anyone looking to succeed in the business of design.

Paul Woods, Awesome Merchandise, Blog, How to do great work and not be an asshole
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How to do great work without being an asshole

We speak with Los Angeles designer, CCO of Edenspiekermann, and author of How To Do Great Work Without Being An Asshole, Paul Woods.

Awesome Merchandise, AOI, CacheteJack
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How to make an Awesome portfolio

We speak to Georgia Luckman from the Association of Illustrators to find out how to create a portfolio which will get you jobs!

Birmingham Design Festival, Awesome Merchandise
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3 design truths they don’t teach you at uni

Founders of Birmingham Design Festival, Luke Tonge and Dan Alcorn discuss this year’s theme of ‘Truth’ and reveal what design truths they wish they could tell their younger selves.

Birmingham Design Festival, Awesome Merchandise
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Awesome Merchandise x Birmingham Design Festival

We’re proud to once again be one of the main sponsors of this year’s Birmingham Design Festival.

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Why letterpress isn’t a pursuit of perfection

We sat down with graphic artist and printmaker, Anthony Burrill to discuss his love of letterpress and the romance behind a process that lends itself to imperfections.

Eve Warren, Awesome Merchandise, Ladies, Wine & Design
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Eve Warren – Ladies, Wine & Design

We speak to brand and packaging designer, Eve Warren about fostering creative communities and her work with Ladies, Wine & Design.

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The power of personal projects

Graphic Designer and Illustrator Jane Bowyer explains the importance of fitting in those personal projects you’ve been itching to get started.

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Awesome Merchandise x Birmingham Design Festival

Highlights from Birmingham Design Festival 2018!

Aaron Draplin, interview, merchandise, Awesome Merchandise
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We speak merch with Aaron Draplin

We talk merch with Aaron Draplin. Find out how he got into merch, why he loves it and his difficulties selling custom sweat pants!