The Dead Leaves

The Dead Leaves In London, the battle between humans and nature is most evident as an empty can of Gordon’s Gin & Schweppes Tonic and a Kit Kit wrapper lies amongst the naturally falling leaves of autumn. At first glance, the layer of litter appears to be a separate image, superimposed on top of another,…

orange aesthetic

This is a picture of me on the bus with my best friend’s gay pride flag. It was taken 5th August 2017 on the way to the ExCeL centre for Summer In The City where YouTubers gather with fans and communities come together. Whilst I was at the event, there was a stall with Pride…

The Black Girl Festival

What’s better than getting dressed in a cute outfit, going out with your friends and celebrating the richness that is black culture? If you guessed nothing much, you’ve definitely got the right idea. Saturday the 29th of October was the Black Girl Festival and if you missed it, don’t worry, this was only the first…

The Naughty Act of Pink Graffiti

From commissioned murals, to kids with a spray can, London’s streets are peppered with a kaleidoscopic offering of street art. The cumulative result of such artworks is an organic collaboration that could not be created by one individual. When considering work on the streets,  the colour palette at play has a huge impact on the…

The Beauty In Nature

    [Overgrown but not complicated, decaying but not neglected] The back streets of South London is home to unseen beauty and nature. One’s discoveries are found through exploration in order to capture what might have been missed. [The space between cracked windows, The growth between root and leaf] Naturalistic representations of beauty sighted through…

Red: China Town

Everyone has a favourite colour. A colour can express a persons personality and essence, and the same can be exhibited in culture. China; due to its rich heritage, uses colours with significant meaning in every ritual, including; ceremony’s, festivals, even businesses. The Five Elements Theory (metal, fire, water, wood, air) establishes China’s most popular colours;…

The Mystery of the Pink Portaloo

The mystery of the Pink Portaloo Wondering through the somewhat dull and lifeless city that is Swansea, I find myself stumbling across a pink portaloo. Plonked in the middle of the street like someone had simply forgotten about it and left it there, an anomaly to the surrounding grey concrete that it was immersed in….

Straßenschilder wöw

Street signs – the unsung heroes of a city, both subtle and essential, without which we would – quite literally – be lost. They are integral to our movements within a city and are under constant scrutiny, even if the information we retain from them is entirely practical: we look for assurance we are on…

Purple, in luxury products

Purple represents the wealth, extravagance, wisdom and mystery.  It is often associated with luxury, royalty, nobility and ambition. In my project I will be looking at how purple is used in products to represent luxury.

The Freedom Of Pink

The colour pink is associated with themes of joy, femininity, freedom, friendship, love and approachability however can represent physical weakness. The image of the pink bike contrasts this view of physical weakness because a bike is associated with strength and health. A bike can also symbolises freedom and travel as well as the colour pink….