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Rebecca Lois Burns
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Trading fast fashion for a slow future
Anyone who has read the post preceding this will be aware that I have officially quit my job. I've shared my reasons for making this decision and have drawn a line underneath it ready to start a new and exciting chapter of my life. So what am I going to do ...
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Farewell fast fashion
It will come as no surprise to many of you that I have, once again, made the decision to quit my job. As Facebook and LinkedIn have both kindly reminded me my career seems to be cyclical. I sub consciously work on a 6 month tolerance cycle between March and...
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Farewell fast fashion
It will come as no surprise to many of you that I have, once again, made the decision to quit my job. As Facebook and LinkedIn have both kindly reminded me my career seems to be cyclical. I sub consciously work on a 6 month tolerance cycle between March and...
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Premiere Vision Autumn/Winter 2018-19 trend report
Some photos from inside the Premiere Vision trade show. It's that time of year again- the Premiere vision print trend report! As I was in Ghana in February this year I wasn't able to attend the Spring/summer 2018 trade show and had to wait until all of the ...
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Designing for the future: trends we need to consider now
As a print designer working for a fast fashion brand, designing for the future is a daily dilemma of mine. In the fashion industry we are expected to present garments to consumers, predicting what they will like in 4-12 months time. If designing for a fast ...
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My reasons for blogging abandonment...
I seem to have inadvertently taken a really long blogging break and I'm finding it very hard trying to get back into it. As a result of the abandonment of the Textile Candy blog, my page views have fallen from around 1000 views per day to only double figure...
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Belated Premiere Vision trend report!
Due to my being
in Ghana, this year I didn’t attend the Premiere Vision trade show in Paris.
Absolute geek that I am, I actually really missed it! Despite not being able to
attend, I have still attempted to put together a trend report for you. Normally I ju...
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La vie en Suisse- how I'm finding Basel so far!
Hello from Switzerland. Yes, I am once again in a different country. I thought I'd give you all a quick update on how I'm enjoying life in Basel. As you know, 2 weeks ago I moved here to start my new job as Graphic designer at Tally Weijl.....here is a bord...
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Krobo-Odumase market/ traditional bead making workshop
Last Wednesday I went on a short trip to Krobo-Odumase to visit the local market which is known for it's amazing traditional, handcrafted bead stalls. The bead market area is open only on Wednesdays and Saturdays but, after doing some research online, I fou...
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Phone loss, Birthday and African mask carving
Generally I’m a relatively calm person but
last week I felt like Ghana was really trying to push me to my breaking point.
Since arriving here my laptop has broken once(after becoming waterlogged in a tropical storm that leaked through my window) and my phon...
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