About Scott

A Very Brief History

Crafts by Scott Bedford

Early Life

I have been drawing gadgets and contraptions since I first watched Wacky Races cartoons as a kid. When I was old enough to use my Father's workshop, I started making things as well... rat catchers, bubble machines and shed-top turbines, to name a few.

First Creative Accolade

Aged 8, I entered a national art competition sponsored by Kraft cheeses. I won my age category with an inventive drawing of a cheese factory, boasting a Rude Goldberg style production line. My prize was a visit to children's TV art icon, Tony Hart, at the BBC's Bristol studios.

Art College & Beyond

After A Levels I attended the now defunct Gt. Yarmouth College of Art & Design, completing a foundation year before specialising in Graphic Design. My first job after leaving college was as a Junior Designer at Marks & Spencer's headquarters on Baker Street, London.

Creative Career

I continued working in the advertising and design industry, working at well-known agencies in London and Cape Town, as a designer, art director and creative director. I have over 40 creative accolades, including wins at the Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, One show and Webby Awards.

Blog to Books

In 2010, I started sharing craft projects on a blog called 'What I Made'. The unique hand drawn instructions quickly gained attention and within a year my blog had won two Webby Awards and secured a book deal with a New York publisher. My fourth book was released in 2023.

Brick on the Egg

Brick on the Egg was launched in May 2023, to enable me to market my creative services directly to businesses and agencies. I'd love to help your business to grow, so get in contact.

Get in Touch

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