The Future of UK’s Independent Ceramic Industry

The UK has always been associated with ceramics and pottery and, over the past few years, the country’s ceramic industry has gone through a revival thanks to independent makers and designers celebrating craftsmanship and using social media to connect with their customers. According to data, the sector grew 45% between 2009 and 2013, and since 2013 the employment in this … Read More

Meet the Graduate: Julia Krewinkel

We’re starting a new series of posts in which you can meet students from art schools around the world that are graduating in 2017. If you’d like to be featured on our blog, please send us an email to hello@thefuturepositive.com with some information about your graduation project. Julia Krewinkel is an illustration student who is about to graduate from the … Read More

Newspaper Club, Print’s Not Dead

Since 2009, Glasgow-based printing company Newspaper Club has been helping people self-publish their work on newsprint. Inspired by newspapers’ history and tradition, the team behind Newspaper Club decided to open the industry up for non-traditional publishers in order to see how this medium adapts to the 21st century. Working with all types of clients – from students and photographers to … Read More

Easle, find the best creative freelancers

Finding work when you are an independent creative can be a struggle. That’s why after hearing stories from their creative friends, Scott Wooden and Nick Law decided to start Easle, a new online platform allowing freelancers to showcase their work and clients to discover and hire the best creators and artists. Scott and Nick state that “Easle is specifically for … Read More

Lisa Laubreaux

Lisa Laubreaux is a French multidisciplinary creative working across different fields, from illustration to set design. We chatted with Lisa to find out more about her playful works, her favourite projects she’s worked on and plans for the upcoming months. www.lisalaubreaux.com Studio images by Maïa Izzo-Foulquier. Could you introduce yourself and tell us about your education and background? I’m Lisa … Read More