Author Archives: radhikapatel

Birmingham Total Place StoryCubes

Over the years Proboscis have been commissioned to specially produce StoryCubes for events and workshops on different occasions. Last year Proboscis were commissioned by educator and organisational consultant Lesley Cramman to create a set of StoryCubes for the Birmingham Total Place Early Intervention Project, as part of the Total Place Summit in 2010. The purpose […]

20% discount in June on Short Run Printing!

We are extremely excited to introduce to you our brand new bookreader. To celebrate the launch of the bookreader, we’re offering a special 20% discount on Short Run Printing orders this month (June 2011). Take a look at the prices on the estimator & use code : BKLTR0611-20 when ordering. (This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts). Happy Bookleteering!

Feature Post on the Bird Song StoryCubes

This weeks feature post is based upon Melissa Bliss’s ‘Bird Song’ set of StoryCubes, which she used as an invitation. Read the e-mail interview I had with her below. RP: What inspired you to use a StoryCube as the invitation leaflet? MB: I chose to make a storycube for several reasons. My exhibition was of a […]

Feature Post on the Market Day Workshop StoryCubes

My third instalment of feature posts, sees a set of StoryCubes Sarah Thelwall used in her Market Day workshop. Sarah gave some great views on the StoryCubes, which can be seen below in my email interview. RP: Why did you choose to use StoryCubes in your workshop? ST: I am very keen to develop and […]

Feature Post on the Rijeka StoryCubes

The second edition of my ‘feature post’ collection, is based around Dodolab‘s Andrew Hunter and Lisa Hirmer’s set of Rijeka StoryCubes. I emailed Lisa especially because of her design knowledge and background and she came back with some insightful thoughts. Asked why and how the StoryCubes were used Lisa mentioned, “The Rijeka StoryCubes were designed […]

Feature post on ‘In the Shadow of Senate House.’

It’s time to take a trip down memory lane I think and visit a featured collection of cubes. In the upcoming weeks I will be writing a few featured posts consisting of e-mail interviews I conducted with the makers of various StoryCubes. This week is the turn of Esther Leslie’s ‘In the Shadow of Senate […]

Promoting Proboscis

Leaflets, TV adverts, magazines adverts – the conventional way of promoting a product or company. However, having looked at the StoryCube promotion for Proboscis, the alternative to a leaflet, I have different thoughts now promotional methods and their effects. The cubes aren’t your average promotional piece, telling the audience what Proboscis as a company does. […]