A Creative Collaboration

Welcome to Localeyez, an online publication celebrating local creatives and businesses of Bruton and the surrounding area of South East Somerset. Localeyez was conceived by Phil Simpson, Creative Director, who designed the website and conducted the interviews. It was realised through his collaboration with Ben Taylor, whose photography lights up these pages.

Phil Simpson was moved to create Localeyez by the amazing amount of creative individuals, artists, businesses and entrepreneurs residing in Bruton and the surrounding area. He has also been an admirer of Ben Taylor’s photography for a while and wanted to work with him creatively.

Local Inspiration

This corner of Somerset is witnessing an explosion of creative ideas and business innovations. With so much going on, it is their intention to create a central resource online, where it will be possible to browse a growing number of inspiring interviews.

Every fortnight there will be a new feature focusing on a local creative or entrepeneur. Each feature will be based on a face-to-face interview and a dedicated photo shoot. They will be designed to reveal the inspiration and creative energy behind each person, and to present them in a unique and stunning way.

A Responsive Website

The format of the Localeyez website has been inspired by those eye-catching magazine layouts and coffee table books with their lavish images and elegant typography. It aims to bring that style of presentation to the web, whether viewed on a desktop computer, laptop or hand-held device.

As well as the fortnightly features, Localeyez will also be running a community driven blog. It will be delivering timely updates to the feature interviews, and ongoing coverage of the many creative ventures, innovations and events coming out of this area.

We hope that you will enjoy the experience, and that Localeyez will become a hub of information and inspiration, for local people and beyond.

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