Pigs and lipstick

The origins of the picturesque phrase – to put lipstick on a pig – are a bit obscure. But in common speak it has often come to mean making the unpalatable look better than it is. In our hearing, it is often deployed in describing unsuccessful efforts to make meaningful change inside businesses and institutions. How we […]


Drawing from distance

It has been a busy few weeks for us with a series of Drawnalism Illustration commissions but the first project has just rolled off the printers and is published. It was a big project and our thanks to the smiley team at ENRD for the commission. Coming up soon is an interesting project from UK journalism guru and hackademic Paul Bradshaw. His […]