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The Burning Question: Our highlights

We learned a lot last night at the design panel and discussion "The Burning Question." Our 3 brilliant speakers Paul Ryding, Anita Murphy and Christopher Murphy came from illustration, product and graphic design backgrounds and each brought their wealth of knowledge and experience (work and...

Womenfolk Week Four: More design stories, tips and tricks!

We have interviewed some more amazing designers over the last few days!  These are our highlights from the past week of Womenfolk profiles! Our profiles 20-26 are: Hunter Paper Co. - "Honestly, just get to work and do it. It sounds cliche, but trusting your gut is hugely...

Pitch Night at Eighty81

We were excited to host Pitch Night once more at Eighty81 last week on the 15th March. Pitch Night is all about hearing from some exciting and innovative startups who will pitch you their ideas, services or products. Here are some of the pictures from the...

The Burning Question: A Question of Design

We can't wait for our *Sold Out* event "The Burning Question" coming up next Tuesday at The Black Box Belfast (sign up for the waiting list) and featuring host Graeme Watson interviewing 3 design speakers: Paul Ryding, Anita Murphy & Christopher Murphy!  We thought this event would be a...

Womenfolk: Week Three of highlights from women design entrepreneurs!

Thanks to everyone that has participated and contributed to Womenfolk so far and we cannot wait until the end of this month to hear from our brilliant speakers in Belfast & Derry-Londonderry!  These are our highlights from Week Three of Womenfolk: Our profiles 13-19 are: Danni Gowdy...

Womenfolk : Week Two design entrepreneur profiles and highlights

Martina Scott Illustration We have been overwhelmed by the interest and support shown towards Womenfolk so far! A big thank you to everyone that has contributed so far as well as those that are championing our project, sharing it and talking about it. We will continue to put up a brand new...

Creative Business Bootcamp supports up and coming startups!

A big thanks to Christopher Murphy for running an enjoyable and successful Creative Business Bootcamp.  At Blick, we are always looking to encourage and inspire new creatives to start their own ventures and we felt this was an ideal even to help creatives focus and achieve their business dreams...

Late Night Design: our first ever!

We were excited to organise the first Late Night Design last week (Thursday 2nd March) in Belfast city centre. The event was in conjunction with Belfast Design Week and supported by Creativity NI. We visited Blick Shared Studios, Little Thunder Co., Craft NI, UsFolk, 4th Floor Studios &...

#itsfailures in our Malone Road Studios

We are excited to be showing some of the work from the #itsfailures project by Linda Byrne from Humble Establishment.  Linda is a designer-maker / artist / curator / many things! & is involved in many exciting creative projects engaging the community. #itsfailures started during Belfast...

Womenfolk : The first 5 designer profiles!

Last week saw the launch of Womenfolk - a brand new venture by Blick with support from Creativity NI.  We are also hosting a talk and forum on 31st March. You can find out more about it and book a free spot here. Womenfolk is a celebration of female entrepreneurs in design in Northern Ireland....

Share 6: Going against the grain

We had a brilliant time at Share 6: Going Against The Grain last night with speakers Jan McCullough, Ellie Niblock, Aaron Guthrie, Martina Scott, Katrina Taggart & David Kane! Some of the highlights from the night: Personal projects are worth spending the time and effort on and can lead to...

An interview with Out of Orbit

Out of Orbit is a production company based in our Blick Shared Studios, Malone Road, Belfast. The team consists of producers Brian J. Falconer and Christopher Myers as well as writer and director Jon Beer. We chatted with Out of Orbit about their company and to find out more about what makes them...

An interview with Emma Smyth from TEY Boutique

We're excited to welcome new residents to Blick, one of whom is Emma Smyth - Creative Director​​ of The Early Years Boutique​ which provides an online niche marketplace to buy & sell unique & personalised products & gifts for 'The Early Years' & baby market.​  The Early...

2016 Highlights : Looking back at a creative year!

Can you believe it? 2016 is nearly over! We're looking back at some of our highlights over the past year and toasting to 2017. We hope you have a wonderful year ahead full of new adventures in life and in business and that you enjoy lots of laughs along the way. Here are our top 10 picks of...

An interview with William Barr from Billygoat Entertainment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haJDhK-TXrY We were excited to hear that Videogame Developers and Blick Malone residents Billygoat Entertainment had released their brilliant new adventure game HM Spiffing.  We caught up with director William to get the latest on all things Billygoat and here's...

Blick featured in British Council’s Creative Hubs Report

We are excited to have been featured in The British Council's Creative Economy Hubs Report which you can read in detail HERE. We are so excited to be a part of Belfast's creative scene and find ourselves increasingly connecting and collaborating with creatives across the city and...

Blick Holidays

We are taking a little break over the festive period from the 19th-30th December and therefore working limited...

Crowdfunding tips with Sarah Pannasch

We were excited to be joined by Sarah Pannasch at our Blick Academy: Crowdfunding event yesterday evening at our 46 Hill St. Studio.  Sarah had successfully funded her Dog. Sheep. Farmer. project about sheep and the culture surrounding them - the sheepdogs, the shearing etc. on the crowdfunding...

25 Pops Up at Derry-LD this weekend!

We are going to be at our Eighty81 Creative Workspace HQ in Derry-Londonderry this weekend on the 3rd and 4th of December. We have lots of great designers on board, so join us for some great independent, affordable shopping at £25 & under. Designers include: Ciaran Monaghan / Prints by...

“Hopped” at Belfast Design Week 2016

We were excited to sponsor the Hopped Exhibition beers as well as a special prize for our Design Thinking winners " at Belfast Design Week 2016!   "Hopped" was co-ordinated by Ulster University and Framewerk in conjunction with Belfast Design Week with beers by Boundary Brewing and...

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