Show Some Heart

Boys & Girls’ latest ad campaign asks people to “Show Some Heart” in the fight against Cardiovascular Disease   Cardiovascular Disease is Ireland’s leading killer, affecting at least one in three people at some point in their lives. Though most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by identifying behavioural risks such as smoking, unhealthy diet and…

Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy is a Dublin based illustrator, animator and all around nice guy. Having grown up amongst a family of film-makers, Steve is a story teller who brings narrative to life through the medium of illustration.     1. Can you describe your creative process in three words? Hubris, Panic, Kismet.   2. If you weren’t an…

Resilience

coffee|culture #3 This January, coffee|culture is inviting three creatives who have used their artistic output as a form of expression enabling them to thrive. Although the creative industry can be a challenging and daunting place, creatives are resilient and bounce back from obstacles be it diminishing arts grants, red tape regulations or burnout. Given the…

A Lesson in Creativity

  Dan Eames is a multidisciplinary designer who recently graduated from Graphic Design and Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. From Edna O’Brien’s controversial, The Country Girls (1960), to a digital installation aimed at calculating and measuring happiness, satisfaction and contentment, to the traditional and long established idea of the…