about me.I am by no means an expert in design, or even a designer. What I am is a design addict; a design geek. I am endlessly fascinated by design and soak it up like a sponge. I'll share what I find here - just in case you find it interesting too.
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
MARK, with its strap line “Product of Cornwall,” is so much more than just a “range of furniture and lighting designed for home, work and leisure,” as the website describes it.
Since its launch at 100% Design in 2008 (at which the Net chair scooped the Blueprint 100% Design award for best new interior product) it has been putting Cornish design and Cornish designers on a national if not international stage. Continue reading
On March 31st I went to see Rick Poynor in conversation with Wim Crouwel and his son Mels Crouwel at the Design Museum. It was first in a series to mark the retrospective of the iconic graphic designer and typographer; Wim Crouwel, a Graphic Odyssey.
Afterwards, I plucked up the courage to speak to the man himself to ask for a short interview – and he said yes! But more of that later; first the talk… Continue reading
He first noticed the building that is now his studio when helping out with the local scouts. Once a bomb shelter to the factory building that is now the scout hut, Continue reading