Tag Archives: history

Supporting you making creative decisions

Here at Graff.io, we believe in giving you the creative ability and the confidence in our products. Art is a symbol of who you are and therefore it is important to make the right decision when choosing your perfect piece … Continue reading

Our promise

Graff.io is a family run creative collective. We have moved with the times and progressed dramatically to adapt the concept of art. The company aims to combine the latest technology and our passion for art to create an individual piece … Continue reading

Legacies, heirlooms and how we remember people

As future generations enter the ever growing world, the older generations begin to disappear. But what will future generations see when we look back? It all lies upon what legacies and heirlooms are left to the future generations. This can … Continue reading

How we keep generations alive – Time capsules

Over the past 200 years, the world of technology, lifestyle and society has changed drastically. This is passed from generation to generation. The industrial revolution was the huge pinnacle of the 19th century and the revolution of technology in the … Continue reading

What will our future generations see when they look back?

The process of natural selection suggests that organisms, including humans adapt to their surroundings. It is the survival and reproduction of individuals. No one can live forever and therefore humans have the innate desire to want to create a legacy … Continue reading

Our personality, passions, past: the importance of memory.

What is it that makes our personal memories so significantly important? First of all, memory is important to us all. It is what builds our personality, our passions and our past. We cherish these memories and try to keep an … Continue reading

Art reflects our personalities, our passions, our past

Everyone has a different way of expressing themselves, whether it be through writing, drawing, music or art. Humans crave a sense of individuality, belonging and security and these things help us to make our mark in the world. Art can … Continue reading

Duncan Shotton and the planet pins.

Duncan Shotton is a Tokyo-based designer. He takes a rather unique stance to art. By taking houseware and stationery design objects such as pencils, bookmarks, and mixes it up completely. His latest design is a series of push pins have … Continue reading

The history of Graff.io: To scratch, draw, write…

Ever wondered where the name ‘Graff.io’ originated? Well, wonder no more! The history of the word Graff.io begins here… Derived from our ancestors, Graffio comes from the word Graffiti. It comes from Italian, where Graffiti was invented. Graffiti is the … Continue reading

Desire to decorate blank walls: the psychology of our surroundings.

The extent to which we, as humans, are affected by our surroundings is not often regarded. We are, however, aware of it, somewhere in our incredibly complex brains. For example, why is it on the Sims that the mood of … Continue reading

Desire to decorate blank walls – Why do we decorate?

Decorating. A thought that doesn’t really cross our minds. An action without thought. But, why do we do it? Psychologists have studied the process of decorating. They recently concluded that decorating shifts through our reasoning, our thoughts, our memory, our … Continue reading

The origins of prehistoric art: millions of years ago, in dim caves…

Here at Graff.io, we live and breathe art. We are aware of every intrinsic detail that surrounds us on a daily basis. It makes us think – who are we as people? Who are we collectively as a company? After … Continue reading