A Call from CAKE

  Newsletter: 01 November 2011   ————————————————————————————- CAKE’s new website is very nearly here! (phew, finally!)  On CAKE’s new website we have a shop feature where you will be able to buy limited edition books/publications/posters/t-shirts from artists/designers/writers/ect a-like! We know how difficult it is sometimes to share things with the world, so we have created a platform to help getContinue reading “A Call from CAKE”

Lovely Book Covers

I really can’t stop looking at book covers.  I will buy a book if the cover is awesome and I have some money to burn in my pocket. One thing I’ve noticed this year is that, irregardless to the whole iPad/Kindle/E-Reader influx, there’s been a huge increase in books that are beautifully, beautifully crafted –Continue reading “Lovely Book Covers”

Being A Bit Quiet…

Designing is like a whole separate way of working compared to when I create work as an artist. The whole function over form, form and function as an equal playing field. I’d love to learn how to do real typography and letterpressing! I’ve been making my own letters, carving them from wood and lino.  I’ve been lookingContinue reading “Being A Bit Quiet…”

Incomplete Manifesto for Growth

Stolen from – http://www.brucemaudesign.com/4817/112450/work/incomplete-manifesto-for-growth because its awesome and food for thought as well as an inspiration, check it. Incomplete Manifesto for Growth Allow events to change you. You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you. You produce it. You live it. The prerequisites for growth: the openness to experienceContinue reading “Incomplete Manifesto for Growth”

Back in New York City

Friday night, I’m in New Hampshire. Spending what I think is going to be my last night. The threat of Hurricane Irene is on the news, but we’re in New England so it’s no biggy. People post stuff on Facebook to government and news travel warnings for those going to/leaving/ already in NYC. I think,Continue reading “Back in New York City”

Gravity

I’ve been working on a bunch of stuff for this amazing art conference called Gravity. It’s been running all year since Janurary. And now the website that i built is up – it’s actually really amazing to see how many well acomplished artists my co-workers/artists bagged – like ALOT of previous Turner Prize Nominees/winners- bothContinue reading “Gravity”

New SMIZZ website (update)

It has been a looooooooong  time i last undated my website. or indeed blog properly.  so here is to a new productive smizz mass y’all! Check out my new site. I’ve gone old-skool but I think you might like it! 🙂 WWW.SARAHSMIZZ.COM (you just click sarah smizz, or new page to get to the mainContinue reading “New SMIZZ website (update)”

DRAWING THE WORLD 1 BUILDING AT A TIME

I’ve found a better way to keep all my crazy street drawings all together. On what the cool kids are using. TUMBLR (i have 4 now!) keep it locked HERE and FOLLOW ME for some crazy drawings of NYC, London, Sheffield, Boston, your street! Where ever i go! Holla!  (http://streetarchitect.tumblr.com/) (above, no i haven’t lost myContinue reading “DRAWING THE WORLD 1 BUILDING AT A TIME”

nearly a year after graduating, reflection: everyday i’m shuffling

Technically speaking i didn’t graduate until November when I officially got my certificate and that. But by transcript and exam board standards and the expiration of my  university log-in username – it has been since June 2010.   It’s nearly been a whole year! Last night I was online stalking some of my favourite artists/peopleContinue reading “nearly a year after graduating, reflection: everyday i’m shuffling”

love drawings of cities

just playing around with form, and layout and that.  this is an unsuccessful drawing for what i need it for, but i can’t help but show you some stuff i’m working on. i can’t believe i get paid $$$$ to do what I love to draw! today the sun shines, and drawings are going well.Continue reading “love drawings of cities”