All posts by Janette Bright

Christmas Quiz 2020

If you have been following our E.A.S.T blog over the last few years you will be in a good place to try this simple quiz. All the answers can be found in the blog pages but as it is multiple choice you might just want to have a guess. No prizes – just for fun. […]

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A brief glimpse at The Prize

EAST are really lucky to have as our mentor Anthea Godfrey. Here she is speaking to Hand & Lock’s Communication Manager, Robert McCaffrey about The Prize 2020 on her involvement as a judge for their annual competition and why it is important to get the brief right. For more information visit Hand & Lock’s Prize […]

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Making sense of scent

This week is Being Human Festival week and tonight I attended an online talk about the sense of smell. We had to have some items on hand for some at home experiments (see above). This event showed what a complex sense smell is – one which is really only appreciated if we lose it. As […]

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Kimono continued – techniques and design influence

decorated embroidery on kimono

Following on from Susan’s blog I thought I would write a little more about some of the different techniques and influences we learned about at the V&A ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ exhibition. As seen above, the kimono is fairly simple in structure – strips of cloth joined and unlike western style dress of the time, […]

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Covering up and going back out

statue with face mask

Lockdown has been a strange, sometimes worrying experience – and everyone has experienced it differently, EAST members included. But if there were benefits to being stuck indoors (and I realise it did not benefit everyone), being able to be creative was one. Whether it was having the skills to make masks and scrubs, being able […]

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