Every creative person needs time to think, a common trait of this is to fidget with random things that have made it onto your desk. Rather than try and find a shelf or place for these to go, they tend to just live on my desk for when they are needed. I do keep them… Continue reading Fidget Box
This is a pretty popular ‘life hack’ that is always making the rounds on Pinterest. I decided to give it a go by bolting some tennis balls I had left over from another project onto my shelves. I use one of them for headphones (which works a treat). Then the other one holds all my… Continue reading Cable Tennis Balls
Well. Cable management is likely my biggest hate. If I could live in a world without any cables at all I would be a happy man. However in this line of work I really need various bits and pieces all that come with their own cables. A while back I implemented a way of storing… Continue reading Keeping my desk free of cables
I wanted an easy way to display both stuff I have worked on, plus inspiration items like posters. This is a new take on the favourite of using bulldog clips to display work. I picked up these pretty cheap trouser hangers, with nice metal clips on. Nice and easy to displaying items. You can even… Continue reading Easily displaying your work and inspirations.
A little visual rundown of all the pens I use. Some of these are used daily, others only come out on rare occasions. I have a draw full of other ones, but these are the favourites. Also included are a few others bits like rulers, scissors, tweezers and my pointer metal thing, which is used… Continue reading An array of writing sticks
Of course the internet loves to refer to them as ‘Pets’ but really they are just a plant. However it is easy to see why so many people fall in love with these little fluffy things. While commonly referred to as ‘moss balls’ they are actually a type of algae. They obtain their ball form… Continue reading Say hello to my Pet Marimo
I thought I would start giving you all little tidbit tours of various parts of my working day. Primarily focused around how and where I work. First up is a fairly recent addition, a new mechanical keyboard. I don’t want to get too technical, but let me tell you a little about mechanical keyboards. They… Continue reading My Little Pink Mechanical Keyboard
My uncle gave me this old vintage photo beauty dish. It just so happens to make for a perfect stylish desk lamp. I replaced the electronics and fitted it with a modern energy efficient bulb. It still works as an excellent beauty dish though and I have used it for a few portraits, including the… Continue reading My new desk lamp.