Thirsty Bunch

17.12.15

Tennent’s made sure that all of our festival visitors and participants were watered and provided a good dose of commotion lotion for all of our exhibitions! Tennent’s kindly provided us with a range of drinks including Heverlee, Black T, Lemon T, Tennent’s Lager, Menabrea and the delicious limited edition T in the Park beers along with […]

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“There are real jobs… and blow jobs….” – The Rodina

01.12.15

Our talks conference and panel discussion this year was expertly facilitated by the top man Rob Alderson. Speaking and participating on the panel were Studio Moross, HelloMe, Colophon, The Rodina and People of Print’s Marcroy Smith. The variety of talks were incredible from HelloMe’s meticulous and detailed insight into his process to The Rodina’s verging […]

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O Street and Pretend Lovers Shed Some Light on an Overlooked Artform

20.11.15

On Tuesday evening at GDFS 2015, we showcased Roadliners, a short documentary film produced and art-directed by O Street and Pretend Lovers. Roadliners documents the unnoticed art of painting lines and type on roads. The film follows Glasgow local Tam and his roadlining crew as they lay down lines and letters by hand. “Born from a shared appreciation for these uncelebrated typographers-of-the-road and the craftsmanship […]

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Paper Porn

17.11.15

For a company to expand over more than 100 years and uphold the highest standards while remaining innovative and curious is no mean feat. Originally founded as a paper merchant in 1885, by George Frederick Smith, G.F Smith has grown to become one of the post progressive, respected and high quality independent paper companies in […]

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Fresh New Website!

09.11.15

To ensure GDFS remains progressive, we collaborate with a different design studio and web developer to build a fresh identity and website each year. Throughout 2015, we’ve had the pleasure of working with Glasgow-based agency, Infinite Eye, who came on board as a partner and sponsor to support the development of our ambitious new website. […]

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Signarama Edinburgh

05.11.15

We’ve worked with the team at Signarama Edinburgh, for almost 3 years now and we’re proud to have them on board. This is a special thank you and shout out to them for their hard work and continual support. The positive words we hear about Signarama and their team are never ending. While we were on route […]

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How can design transform our economy? What impact can design have on innovation?

19.10.15

We are proud to be partnered with Design in Action for GDFS 2015, hosting an evening of exploration and discovery which aimed to un-pick the true value of design. The event was kindly sponsored by Beer 52, a company successfully launched through Design in Action’s Chiasma scheme. DJing on the evening was provided by up-and-coming promoter, Tropical. The […]

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