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Should I get a Professional Designer to Design my bag?

Well the obvious answer you’d think would be Yes. If you ask for advice you would be told - “if you can afford a bag design professional to do a design for you you'll definitely get a better design”. But you might be worried about cost? We know that it can seem to be...

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Should I wait until after Brexit to launch my new bag?

For entrepreneurs in the UK it’s too easy to get caught in the Brexit headlights. This means that you let the uncertainties stop you from taking action on your business ideas. Every day we hear tales of stress, argument and counterargument in the news – and it’s very...

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How much does it cost to make a prototype bag?

When you look in stores most bags seem pretty cheap don’t they? Surely, it can’t cost much to get a bag made, can it?After all, you can get your bag manufactured for a few dollars if you outsource to China, can't you? Of course you can, but manufacturing your design,...

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Is my new bag design likely to sell?

It's a question I am frequently asked when people bring their bag design ideas to me. In reality, there's no way to be 100% certain but I always reflect on the wise words of an “Angel Investor” who said to me a decade ago “ I will invest in business’s that will solve...

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Give back and help young designers

Give back and help young designers

I think it’s important to give back and help younger designers coming into the marketplace – so when I was invited by Bristol Art School to be a visiting lecturer on their Fashion and Graphics courses it gave me an opportunity to see what I could do to help.

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Farewell respected Product creator..Trevor Baylis

We would like to show respect to Trevor Baylis has passed away today. What an amazing man – he was the man who came up with the idea of the ‘wind up radio’ that has transformed lives in countries where they do not have reliable electricity supplies.

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The #Brexit vote …!

In the aftermath of the ‪#‎Brexit‬ vote – we, like many others, are feeling a little bit shocked. Maybe it’s just our enterprising mindset, but within minutes of the reality setting in we were thinking hard about the new opportunities this had opened up.

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