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Glug Brighton / Create / 22nd June

  • Jun 22, 2012 · 6:30 PM



Correct Map to Venue ...

From London Road
From London Road head up York Hill (by Richer Sounds).
You will arrive at the bottom of New England House, the entrance to Create is up the ramp by the loading bay.

New England Street
To the right of New England House you will see a flight of stairs going down.
Follow these and in front of you is a loading bay and ramp, this ramp leads to Create.

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We hope you are well.
Crush Creative and Agency Rush are delighted to be back at the fantastic Create photographic studios for our 8th Glug this June. We have a great line up and special guest Al Murphy will be sure to get you smiling.

A huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors, Mayo Wynne Baxter for supporting Glug, Create for their fantastic venue. Also BAV for all the technical equipment and Exhibit Printing. We couldn't do it without you.

Mayo Wynne Baxter is one of the regions largest law firms covering almost every area of law. With over 200 staff they operate from 5 offices across Sussex. They are only one of a few law firms that have a specialist team to support the Media and Creative Industries (MACI) and we understand how important intellectual property issues can be to any business. Ensuring that you have an understanding of trademark, patent and copyright law issues could ultimately decide the longevity of any company, particularly creative businesses involved with design, arts, media and the web.

For a chat about how they can help protect your creativity why not call their MACI team on[masked] or visit

Right now lets get to it, here is the line up for our 8th Glug ...

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Where, when & how much?

Glug Brighton / Friday 22nd June 2012
Create Brighton, New England House, BN1 4GH
Time: 6.30 - 10.30

Tickets - £5.00

What to expect on the night!

(starting from 7.30pm)

Al Murphy
The wonderful, charismatic Al Murphy will be giving us the low down on his influences, the things he likes and how they have shaped his work over the past 12 years. Talking also about some of the experiences that have inspired certain pieces of his work and the 'humour' behind it. Al has a host of fancy clients including Coca Cola, Orange, Vodafone, the BBC, EMI, MTV and exhibited in LA, Sydney, Stockholm and Paris. Not to forget he's lived and exhibited work in Berlin, London & New York and most importantly played in Phil Collin's backing band (FACT)!

Be sure to check out Ink-d, Brighton, for a very special show by Al Murphy this summer, with a private view on the 14th June.

Us (Luke Taylor & Christopher Barrett)
Us is a multi-disciplinary award winning design & direction studio, whose work covers directing music videos/commercials, brand identity, printed literature, advertising, installations & web design/build. Us consist of Christopher Barrett and Luke Taylor they met whilst studying at Kingston University on the BA Graphic Design course. Their first successful collaboration came whilst at university when they directed a music video for Thom Yorke as a part of the D&AD awards which went on to win first place. In late 2007 fresh out of university they formed Us. 2011 saw them receive the award for Best New Directors at the UK MVA's and Best Urban video for Numbers In Action.

Lost Values / Elena Corchero
Lost Values holds the vision of innovating craft by melding it with technology and vice versa, to inspire a future where design is environmental and emotional yet smart and playful. Elena develops products which are meaningful, which will hopefully be treasured and cared for, and never discarded or simply consumed. Consider it to be as much a question of sustainability as it is of design.

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This time we are going 3D with fabulous artwork by Charles Williams and Pongsakorn Thongsuk.

Charles Williams
Created in Brighton, developed in Manchester, perfected in Liverpool, ruined in London...lads and ladies, Mr Charles Williams. Monkeying about in the jungles of Ecuador, studying robots at uni, creating murals with kids at inner-city London schools...Charles draws from his rich and varied life experience to create his obsessive works. Clients include Nike, Adobe, VW and Google.

Best P. Thongsuk
Thai designer Best studied at Brighton and was quickly snapped up and is now working at Crush Creative. A very talented illustrator and designer he will be creating an intricate mixed media 3D artwork by combining painting and paper craft.

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Al Murphy Installation
Al Murphy is teaming up with Matt Ring, a very talented set designer from Create to build a unique Al themed set. There will be an opportunity for all Gluggers to get involved as Create take photos of us in a strange new land.

Agency Rush / Pop Up Shop
Due to popular demand we are pleased to announce the opening of our lovely new Print Shop which we will be launching at Glug to coincide with our shiny new website. There will be screen prints and giclees available to order on the night - all exclusive to AR. The printing of our giclee prints and our signage is being done by the fantastic Exhibit Printing from New England House - we are very excited and are really looking forward to showing you our goodies on the night!

Ruffmercy / Moving image
In Russ's own words ... RUFFMERCY AKA Russ Murphy is an ol' has been assed animator with questionable talent who's trying his hardest to atone for previous design & animation crimes committed throughout his 15yrs in the industry. This consists of mustering up whatever rusty ol' skills he has left to try and make the work he dreamed of making when he was a 13 year old kid full of dreams. He lives in Bristol with his partner and twin boys.

Generation Press / Pop Up Exhibit
Generation Press will be setting up their first ever GP Pop Up Shop™ and will be showing samples and making available some very special editions designed by Build, on the night…

Mein / Portrait Booth
Photographer Alex Thirlwell has teamed up with set builder Matt Ring to devise a unique installation. Collecting a series of portraits using a one-way mirror - present yourself how you wish to be seen... You won’t be sure what your image will look like until you are projected for all to see, so remember to show your best side! All will make sense on the night, honest.

See you there
Agency Rush & Crush Creative
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A big thanks to the wonderful Create for letting us hold Glug at their fabulous photographic studios again and BAV for sorting all the technical equipment, and of course Exhibit Printing. Here's a bit more info about them ...

Create - Designed by professional photographers, Create is Brighton's largest photographic studios, housing 3 multi- use shooting spaces, dark room facilities, and training centre which runs an extensive list of photography courses from starter to professional level. Their experienced team of in house photographers offer a diverse range of shooting styles, covering everything from high end fashion editorial to product photography, supported by a full creative team of set builders, make up artists, stylists and assistants.

BAV - BAV hire and install sound, lighting and audio visual equipment for indoor/outdoor events, parties, conferences, bars, nightclubs and much more. Please visit our website or call[masked]

Exhibit Printing - Are a Brighton based Large Format Printing and Design specialist. It is owned and run by two design graduates who are deeply involved with the arts community as well as sponsoring young talent from the University of Brighton Arts and Architecture department.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Good concept but poorly organised. Not having chairs around for an event that is supposed to be four hour long doesn't make any sense.

    June 24, 2012

  • nat c.

    Great speakers - diverse range - pop up shops are a winner - I loved it.

    June 23, 2012

  • Peter K.

    My first Glug and what a great night. Good all round—People, guest speakers/installations and pop-up shops. All tied together with a bar and music.

    June 23, 2012

  • Christian L.


    June 23, 2012

  • Maxine H.

    Great speaker line up. Looking forward to it

    June 19, 2012

  • alison

    hi there ive already bought a ticket and want to bring a friend, but cant seem to get back in so i can order another one, can you help

    June 4, 2012

  • Nick C.

    Shaping up to be a cracker. Nice one. See you there.

    1 · May 25, 2012

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