I was very impressed by the UCA branding #treatyourself at the Free Range shows. Black and white stripy bags that called to mind the traditional candy striped ones for sweeties lined the walls on the way to the second floor exhibition space at Free Range. And inside visitors were enticed to take a bag in which to pop their collected business cards.
A great idea when multiple trips to shows can result in a bag full of random bits of paper and a very confused mind. I knew about Treat Yourself because I saw it bandied about on twitter a couple of days ago, thumb so it’s a shame they didn’t keep the social media promotion up a bit more over the weekend.
From UCA I was drawn to the work of Sean McCarthy, who decided to tackle the Alzheimer’s with these arresting posters for A Scar on Memory Lane.
Star Bright is a children’s book from Kirsty Martin that deals with the topics of death and grief. It follows the story of two friends, Rascal the Raccoon and Ruff the Fox and was inspired by the loss of Kirsty’s own mother. She hopes that it will help children who might find themselves in a similar situation.
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