David Bowie typography

Celebrating David Bowie Using Typography

Today I am going to share the process I went through while working on my final project for college. This course didn’t have any exams, so my final mark was totally dependent on this project. There was a number to choose from but when I found out one particular project was to “celebrate the songs of David Bowie using typography” I knew I had to do it. I’ve been a fan of David Bowie since I...

Lazarus by David Bowie and Enda Walsh

Last December I went to see Lazarus which was the musical written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh. This musical is a sort of continuation of The Man Who Fell To Earth. If you have time go look at how Bowie was inspired by his previous songs to create something new. It's so cool to see Space Oddity turn into Ashes to Ashes. Major Tom then appears again in the Blackstar music video where he has died...

A Day Trip To London To See Lazarus

Way back at the start of December my Dad and I took a quick trip to London to see Lazarus. The new musical written by David Bowie before he died. Here is what happened. We started off the day by getting the first train from Edinburgh to London. I wouldn't really recommend this but it worked out that getting the train there and home on the same day was cheaper than getting a hotel. With most...

[AD] On Bowie by Rob Sheffield

On Bowie is a new book by Rob Sheffield. It looks back on Bowies life and discusses the impact of David Bowie's music. Please note Hodder sent me a copy of this book in exchange for a review. ON BOWIE BY ROB SHEFFIELD On Bowie is a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans...