The Talented Blog

The Talented blog is a collaboration with contributions from our team here in Sheffield, England, as well as our designers, production team and international partners. Here you'll find a behind the scenes glimpse into the world of Talented, from design, to production, to the shop floor from the people that make Talented tick!

LA DOLCE VITA...

LA DOLCE VITA...

  • Cristina Mocchetti
  • 10th August 2017

What does an Italian expat living in England miss the most? The Sun, right? I recently had the opportunity to escape from a very rainy and grey sky and visit some of our current and potential customers in Italy. I land … Find out more

Daniels Out and About

Daniels Out and About

  • Daniel Jackson
  • 1st August 2017

I recently had the opportunity to visit Cornwall, Devon and Dorset whilst on a sales trip promoting Talented’ s Cityscape range. I stayed in Exmouth home of our Designer, Julia and had some free time to visit the … Find out more

And now…the end is near

And now…the end is near

  • Louisa Noble
  • 28th July 2017

It’s my last week at Talented as I move on to pastures new.  I have hugely enjoyed working on such a creative range, with some of the most prestigious heritage accounts in the UK.  It’s a fascinatin … Find out more

Sustainable Souvenirs for Students with Style

Sustainable Souvenirs for Students with Style

  • Julia Gash
  • 14th July 2017

Last week, Talented’s UK Account Manager Daniel Jackson and I headed south to Birmingham for our first ever dedicated university trade show. The NUS (National Union of Students) show is a short and sweet, one day e … Find out more

Talent(ed) Spotting in Portugal

Talent(ed) Spotting in Portugal

  • Julia Gash
  • 20th June 2017

It was to be my first holiday in almost two years: a week in Portugal with my beloved.  Having moved home from Yorkshire to Devon, sold a company, raised a kitten and travelled with Talented from show to show, as we … Find out more

Talented Champions

Talented Champions

  • George Simpson
  • 9th June 2017

Here at Talented we have created teams that champion different areas. Our aim is to work towards helping to improve our local environment including our community.  The Talented Champions will work in the following … Find out more

Hello Sheffield and the Talented Gang!

Hello Sheffield and the Talented Gang!

  • Sara Richards
  • 30th May 2017

On May 23rd I flew overnight into Manchester England and took a train to Sheffield to visit the Talented offices.  It was quite the adventure for an American since we don’t get the opportunity to travel much b … Find out more

Museums & Heritage Trade Show in London

Museums & Heritage Trade Show in London

  • Louisa Noble
  • 23rd May 2017

I was back on the road this week for the Museums & Heritage Trade Show in London.  This is one of my favourite events in the trade show calendar, being well-organised and in a great location at Kensington Olympi … Find out more

Hello Hong Kong!

Hello Hong Kong!

  • Julia Gash
  • 18th May 2017

Talented took its sustainable and stylish souvenir range to the Hong Kong Gift Show and lucky me got to travel along :)  That said, having to set up a trade show stand after a 12 hour flight with only 1 hour sleep i … Find out more

Daniel Tours Devon and Cornwall

Daniel Tours Devon and Cornwall

  • Daniel Jackson
  • 12th May 2017

I recently had the opportunity to travel around some of the most beautiful parts of the U.K by touring Devon and Cornwall. The propose of my trip was to promote and sell our Cityscapes designs and our new … Find out more