I was recently very lucky to be given the opportunity by the London Design Festival to interview Javier Mariscal. He is a truly multi-disciplinary designer, his work ranging from branding to furniture design and from interiors to films.
Still from Chico and Rita
Here’s what he had to say… Continue reading
I was recently very privileged to meet, and spend almost an hour talking to, ‘the father of British furniture design,’ John Makepeace, ahead of his first solo exhibition, which opens at Somerset House on 16th March 2010. I am pleased to report that he was both fascinating and lovely.
Invitation to John Makepeace: Enriching the language of furniture
Here’s what we talked about…
I believe you first saw furniture being made when you were just eleven. How did this come about? Do you remember what you felt at that time? Continue reading
I first came across Gregor Timlin and Nic Rysenbry‘s Design for Dementia project at RCA at the LDF in 2010.
Colour contrast tableware
Design is about making people’s lives better. When that can be done for people whose quality of life is compromised by something like dementia, a designer’s role becomes a very special thing indeed. Continue reading
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