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November, 2020


Edinburgh Artist Looking To Create Atlas Of Scotland

A well-known Edinburgh artist has started working on making a new atlas of Scotland, the first project of its kind to undertaken in about a century. The project is the brainchild of artist and writer Andrew Redmond Barr, who wants to make a proper atlas, like something that Rabinky Art would make; more than just an illustration of the places and geography of Scotland, but also the special qualities, history, and culture of the country. The plan is create a hardback book, which combines text and illustrated maps with theRead More

Remote Working Shaking Up Silicon Valley

With the COVID-19 pandemic changing how people work, remote working, IT inventory services, and other associated trends have shown that employees can work and innovate even away from the workplace. Employers that were limited to hiring local talent can now hire anyone, from anywhere. Silicon Valley, with a business model reliant on employee proximity, saw this shift firsthand, as San Francisco’s studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom rental rates saw the biggest year-over-year drops in the US in the month of September 2020, dropping by 31%, 24.2%, and 21.3%, respectively. Tech giantsRead More

Artist Looking To Make Atlas Of Scotland, The First In Nearly A Century

While old-fashioned illustrated maps, and the artists that make them, like Maria Rabinky, still see love in the age of digital maps, they’re not as common as they used to be. Notably, Scotland hasn’t seen an Atlas of Scotland in about a century. Andrew Barr, an Edinburgh-based writer and artist, is looking to change that however, with a new project currently in the fundraising stage. The planned project will be a hardback book, with illustrated maps accompanied by text. This new Atlas of Scotland will cover the country’s cultural andRead More