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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Make the Big Switch to…

Bord Gáis Energy now intend to supply both Natural Gas and Electricity to householders and businesses alike with the launch of their “The Big Switch” campaign. They guarantee that householders can save a minimum of 10% on their electricity bills, compared with ESB, and invite people to switch energy suppliers using thebigswitch.ie. website. Working with [...]

Irish Blog Awards “The Winners”

From where I was sat, I could see the winners. Yes, there were the ones lucky enough to win an Award, but we were all winners, as it was a fantastic event. It was the first Blog Awards that I had attended, so I didn’t know what to expect as I only knew a handful [...]

Irish Blog Awards

We are pleased to be sponsoring a competition at this years Irish Blog Awards, being held at Cork International Airport Hotel. The event is promising to match the excitement and drama of the Oscar’s ceremony, who are conveniently having their show on Sunday to avoid clashing with the Cork event. The image is the front [...]

To make a blog

Today, we were making blogs – not writing them, not thinking about the content, not putting one together and thinking it’s great only to delete it the next day. No; today, we were making them. So how do you make one, if you don’t write one? Well, it’s quite simple. We choose a font and [...]

4 Styrofoam horse heads and a hosting company

No, this isn’t the title of a Hollywood blockbuster movie, but an unexpected hit: the connection between Made in Hollywood and Blacknight Solutions. Let me explain. I sent 4 horse heads to Michele Neylon of Blacknight Solutions to replicate their logo. He hadn’t seen our work previously, so he  didn’t know what to expect. This [...]

What the heck are you blogging about?

Blogs, Blogging and Blogger… what’s it all about? To start with, I don’t know, as I have only been writing small, and hopefully interesting polystyrene-related articles since January. The name blog is a shortened version of web log and is a on-line journal or diary where people post entries about their personal experiences, hobbies or [...]

Polystyrene coffee cups… another use

Polystyrene or Styrofoam is a material that people often recognise and one of its most popular applications is as a humble coffee cup. It’s, therefore, interesting to see such a familiar item used in a creative way. Tara Donovan creates unexpected sculptures out of everyday items – cups, pencils, buttons, tape and toothpicks. The undulating [...]