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Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta

David delivered an online workshop for artists and creatives about Creative Entrepreneurship in Malta in January 2023. Working in partnership with In Place of War, in collaboration with Arts Council Malta, David helped artists and creatives to become even more successful. David’s interactive session discussed artists’ objectives and personal definitions of ‘success’ before moving on …

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Business Innovation and Culture

David will give an online lecture on Business Innovation and Culture to students in April 2023. He has been invited by Munich University of Applied Sciences to make a presentation to masters degree students. David’s talk on Business Innovation and Culture will include: – How to use both a-Creativity and i-Creativity in the context of …

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Training for Culture Professionals in Trenčín

Training for Culture Professionals David delivered interactive creative business training for culture professionals in Trenčín, Slovakia, in October 2022. Trenčín will be European Capital of Culture in 2026. The RUNWAY Program offers training for culture professionals and others in preparation for 2026. David designed and delivered an interactive workshop in “Strategic planning and creative approaches …

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The Long and Winding Road to Success

This article about my quirky ‘career’ was first published by Upstairs with the title ‘The pieces will fall into place in the end’. “This illustration is a gift from the Upstairs Community by Pixelgrade, a growing place for creative professionals. Find me in their Hall of Fame and join our community!”   An astronaut; a …

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Colour Palette and Font

The colour palette and preferred font for use with the corporate identity of T-Shirts and Suits and David Parrish are as follows. Download PDF of colour palette with full details of colours including RGB, Hex and Pantone references. Univers 55 Roman is the font used. In the event that this is not available, there are …

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Invitation to Discussion Forum for Students

See other videos in this series and more details about the creative entrepreneurship course. Video produced by T-Shirts and Suits TV. Copyright © David Parrish/T-Shirts and Suits Ltd 2020. Used with permission by Monash University. Not for use elsewhere without permission. Contact David Parrish regarding licensing arrangements for other universities and organisations.   nv

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That photo of Che Guevara…

We’ve all seen that famous photo of Che Guevara wearing a beret. There’s a story behind it. And a business lesson too. The bearded Cuban revolutionary’s image is on t-shirts and posters everywhere. All around the world. Alberto Korda took the photo in Havana in 1960. But the interesting story happened much later. Recently, during …

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A funny story about an advert

Filling the washing machine reminded me of a funny story. About an advertisement for washing powder. A big American corporation wanted to sell into a new market. So they hired a New York creative agency for an advertising campaign. This new market was in a developing country. International marketing is full of pitfalls. They decided …

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Why I give my book away for FREE

I can see the puzzled look on their faces. The raised eyebrows. They’re thinking I must be stupid. There I am, speaking at an international conference about business. I’m talking about how creative entrepreneurs can make more money. Then I tell them that I decided to give away my book. FREE. The full version as …

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