The Stove Network in the town centre of Dumfries, runs many artist led projects with a keen focus on community. Brave New Words kicked of on the first anniversary of the 2014 Independence Referendum. Supporting creative expression through written, spoken and sung words – including creative writing workshops, performances and live projects.


They wanted an identity that elevated an event like this from the traditional, twee stereotype, giving it more of a contemporary edge. At the same time keeping a sense of hand-written, organic text.