Imagine putting five top creative minds in a virtual room, where they go back and forth creating, critiquing, and editing each other’s artwork. Each piece will be submitted to a vote, and the most popular one will be made into a tee that can be bought online.
That’s OuterEdit in a nutshell. Moving beyond the typical vote-for-your-favorite-design tee concept, it aims instead to celebrate the faces and processes behind the names of graphic design.
The founders, Clive Foo and Ryan Tan, hopes that it will reconcile the growing disconnect between designers, retail stores and consumers of graphic tees. Read more
This article was republished with permission from blankanvas, the personal blog of Pat Law. Pat is the founder of GOODSTUPH, a social media agency in Singapore.
GOODSTUPH has passed its two-year mark without needing Government’s funding* nor a bank loan. It has kept steadily in the black from Day One.
Along the way, we gave birth to two other babies; GOOD Stories – a creative platform that brings the best stories forward and has often seen a 100% attendance rate event after event, and Another Good Thing, a social laboratory that produces creative solutions that make life better (an example is SocialKit).
I think it’s safe to say, by some 30 brands we manage and market, that we’re not your typical douchebag of a social media agency.
I’d be the first to admit that whilst I was comfortable churning strategic plans and campaign ideas, running an agency was an unfamiliar domain I had yet to visit then. I’ve witnessed some of the greatest creative minds fall when they went independent. So yes, the fear was inevitable.
There were certain values and processes I integrated into running GOODSTUPH, which I thought, might be useful for the budding entrepreneur reading this. Enjoy the following at your own peril. Here are the 10 things you need to know about running a start-up: Read more
Emily Hill Institute for Creative Enterprise (EHICE) is currently accepting intakes for its courses! EHICE is part of Emily Hill Enterprise Ltd, and aims to develop and conduct professional development programs and courses tailored for the arts and the creative industries.
Following its parent company’s success in conducting WSQ Professional Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship (PDCE) from 2008 to 2010, EHICE now offers the following courses: Read more