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January 2013

A clever way to do a CV

We love it here at The Book when CV’s come in that have been creatively designed. We recommend that you keep your CV uncomplicated with clear, easy to understand information…however we like a bit of quirkiness. This is a CV that got us talking… Philippe Dubost, a web specialist has turned himself into an Amazon product complete …
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Be Creative and Design your favorite Movie Poster…

Alternative movie posters When I meet with graphic designers I tend to find they take their work home with them and give themselves personal projects. I came across this website called Alternative movie posters  which  dedicates a site to the very best alternative movie posters: We chose this one to celebrate ET’s 30th anniversary…yes 30 …
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Food for thought…

If you read our sister company’s blog on Diets recently read here you will be aware that I haven’t had many calories this year (I am on the Cambridge Diet). This lack of subsistence manifests its self in quite strange ways. I find myself thinking/dreaming and Googling food quite often… and when I came across these beautifully crafted works …
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How easy is to avoid corporate coffee shops?

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The battle between big corporates and the small independent has been going on for years. Major chains like Starbucks and Costa Coffee dominate our high streets, but independents are fighting back. The northern cities of Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle have vibrant coffee and bar scenes with loyal customers. Many people actively try to avoid big …
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We Whaley liked this!

Ever wondered how to stylishly dispense your facial tissue? Well from the 1st Feb you can order your handcrafted wooden whale who releases your tissues through its blowhole. There’s nothing fishy about this sperm whale not only does he have charm he’s also a solid wood construction and individually tested for proper tissue release engineering …
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