Welcome to Distinctivemode. Founded by Eleanor, Distinctivemode has evolved to be a creative media and writing collection shaped by faith and creativity. Her services in creative consultancy are newly available and include photography and fine art commissions
The site is split into two elements: Pages and Portfolio. The ‘pages‘ section contains honest reflections and mature articles whilst the ‘portfolio‘ is host to a range of creative media and travel content, open to commission. Alongside writing, Eleanor has a degree in Architecture and believes in using her creativity to reveal the beauty of this world. Like what you see? Want to collaborate on a project? get in touch here.
  • Cycling the French Wine Region

    Cycling the French Wine Region

    Not far from Bordeaux Bordeaux is one of France’s famous wine regions. French wine is a delicacy that anyone hoping to encounter the nation’s culture must delight in. French wine production is second in the world league tables, and cycling French wine regions is certainly great travel activity. On the periphery of Bordeaux, sits the…

  • Paths – Fate, feat, or….?

    Paths – Fate, feat, or….?

    Graduating University throws big decisions at us. How are we to navigate the next path? How do I know what path to take? Isaiah 30:21 says, ”Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘this is the way,’ walk in it.” But is it…

  • Street Photography | People in Paris

    Street Photography | People in Paris

    A collection of street photography: portraits of strangers on corners or through windows. Some people people-watch, sitting on street corners or at cafe tables. A select few reach for a note book and sketch away, creating characters with stories and adventures imagined. Yet, I find there is a frustrating sense of inactivity involved in this…

  • Pompidou | Paris

    Pompidou | Paris

    Graduating Architecture via the Pompidou Home to a large public library and the Centre National d’Art et de Culture, the Pompidou Centre in Paris is well worth a visit. An artistic statement in itself, this high-tech influenced piece of Architecture is a must see on anyone’s Paris bucket list. Having just finished my Architecture degree,…

  • The Adventure Cabin of Retreat

    The Adventure Cabin of Retreat

    These four walls… One with the palm tree wallpaper and host to my scratch map, marking the territories I have and mostly have yet to travel. This 3 by 4 meter cell has played with creativity, held dreams, been a place for passionate song writing. It has been a retreat witnessing both beautiful and complex…

  • Camden Streets

    Camden Streets

    A collection of street photography. Photos by Copyrighted – Eleanor Hyde 2021 For more photography: go here.

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