Holly Eliza Temple

Holly Eliza Temple

Food Design and WritingManchester, United Kingdom
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Holly Eliza Temple

Holly Eliza Temple

Food Design and WritingManchester, United Kingdom
About me
✸ Manchester-based artist + designer with a focus on food, community and nature. ✸ Freelance content writing for food, culture + design. ✸ Founder, editor and designer of FILLER, a self-published food and mental health magazine, now on its fifth issue.
  • Common Fields
    Common FieldsThe title of this project takes its name from arable land used for crop growing, as well as research into brownfield or ex-industrial sites around Manchester, and how they can be re-purposed for community use. A common is also defined as a piece of open land for public use, or a similarity shared by several groups, people or things. The similarity in this case, is a need (a right) to open green space, engagement with nature, and to fix the broken systems that determine how we source, consume and
  • Eight out of Ten
    Eight out of TenEight out of Ten is a risograph printed art book to document my late grandfather’s recipes and handwriting, collected from his cookbooks used when he was in the Army Catering Corps. Edition of 10 with hand-embossed cover and coil-bound.
  • Eat with your Eyes
    Eat with your EyesEat With Your Eyes is a mindful food zine kit providing everything you need to create a hand-bound book to document stories, memories and experiences with your food –– encouraging us to engage more mindfully with what and how we eat. The kits are housed in a string and washer envelope and contain enough recycled cartridge paper for a 16 page zine, heavyweight coloured cover paper, linen thread hand-dyed with onion skins, a bookbinding needle, binding instructions and a prompt sheet for docume
  • Cooking for Christmas
    Cooking for Christmas32 page A5 recipe zine designed for food writer Bre Graham, featuring festive classics and contemporary favourites. All proceeds go to Refuge, supporting women and children affected by domestic violence.
    SALT OF THE EARTHCollaborative zine project launched to raise funds for Trussell Trust food banks during the COVID-19 pandemic. ​ In March 2020 an open call was put out across social media asking for artistic and written submissions based around the theme of "food and care" - four days later I had a 24-page zine full of work from 15 contributors, including low-cost recipes, poetry and prose, illustration and design. ​ The second volume of SALT OF THE EARTH was released a month later, with 14 new contributions.
  • Recipe for Disaster
    Recipe for DisasterAn ongoing research and design project broadening my knowledge of food science and food design, investigating and asking, what will the future of food look like? A series of prints advertising possible future food concepts, influenced by nostalgic mid-century recipes and designs, informing the public of the new trends brought forward by the (fictional) National Food and Health Service. All designed to be risograph printed.
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Work history
    Contributing WriterMOLD
    New York, United StatesFreelance
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    Graphic Designer & Content WriterWholegood
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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  • Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Writing
  • Art Direction
  • Branding
  • Print Publications
  • Book Arts
  • Typesetting
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    Manchester School of Art logo
    MA Design: Graphic Design and Art DirectionManchester School of Art
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ba (Hons) Fashion Communication with Business StudiesUniversity of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    Second Class Honours (Upper Division), specialising in imaging and graphic design.
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    Santander Start-up GrantUniversity of Brighton
    Recipient of Santander Start-up Grant for FILLER, in partnership with University of Brighton.