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Tattoos should never just be skin deep

Very recently a colleague of mine decided to have a tattoo. Nothing unusual in that, but whilst he showed it to people, what did occur to me was the fact that he didn’t seem to have much to say about the mark itself. What seemed to matter was the act of getting a tattoo done. It seemed odd that the relevance of the message itself wouldn’t be the reason for getting it done. It then got me thinking about...

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James Wakefield

Aspects and attitudes within design #1

There is a definite satisfaction in finding and sharing great things that inspire, especially if they have been overlooked by the masses. It makes any mutual appreciation all the more exciting and can reassure one’s own sensibilities. It often happens when unearthing an obscure band, past or present, or chancing upon a random film with no expectation or prior knowledge. It seems to be an occurrence that is becoming increasingly harder to experience within the field of music, film...

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James Wakefield