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Design Event 08



We made our way up to Newcastle last weekend to check out the fantastic Design Event festival, and found some really tasty stuff.


Up first, at the Design Event Mart at BALTIC, was recent graduate Sarah Sheehan's stunningly lovely Lost for Words jewellery collection (above). Each piece featured text from a book, and the books themselves were then lasercut and used as packaging for the pieces. Sarah doesn't have a site up yet, but you can contact her via email.




Over at Electrik Sheep, Eelus had created a fantastically dark show, and we particularly loved the triptych of Splasher, Swinger and Skipper (above). The show stays up until 1 November.




Meanwhile, the [re]design gang had moved their Lighten Up show from the relatively restrained surroundings of London's 100% Design to the incredible space inside the Tyne Bridge's North Tower, and the show looked fantastic there.


For more info, check out our full preview, take a look at Alistair's Design Event Flickr set, or heck, check out the official Design Event Flickr sets.


Oh, and a big thank you to Beckie and Karen at Design Event; and also to the mercurial Dan Civico for guiding us around the highlights of Newcastle's nightlife.
posted: 24 October 2008
categories: Art | Events | Graphics | Product | Shop
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