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Wallpaper* Handmade with Jaguar at Harrods

By On October 10, 2013

Being invited to the launch of an exhibition is always intriguing and usually exciting, so when Jaguar asked me to come along to the unveiling of Wallpaper* Handmade with Jaguar at Harrods… Read More

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Richards Rogers at Royal Academy

By On July 18, 2013

Until October 2013, the Royal Academy of Arts will be showing an exhibition on the the great architect Richard Rogers. Elected a Royal Academician in 1984, Rogers has been one of the… Read More

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26 typewriters

By On February 2, 2012

“Wrongful practicing of xylophone music tortures every larger dwarf” or “Falsches Üben von Xylophonmusik quält jeden größeren Zwerg” as it should be, is a sentence with the 26 letters of the alphabet… Read More

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Still + Co for Sit and Read

By On January 24, 2012

I wrote about Sit and Read in February last year and have kept a close eye ever since. I love their latest project, working with Still + Co to create a collection… Read More

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Robin Day’s polystool

By On March 25, 2011

Designed in 1972 by Robin Day for the education market, the e-series polypropylene range of chairs and stools uses the same principles as his classic polypropylene chair; a low cost, mass production… Read More

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Britain Can Make It, can’t it?

By On February 10, 2011

How much do you know about British Manufacturing and export? Nor me. But it is in decline. It wasn’t always like this… ‘Britain Can Make It’ was an exhibition held in 1946… Read More

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Lawrence Weiner, sculptor?

By On November 28, 2010

Born in the Bronx, New York on 10 February 1942, Lawrence Weiner is one of the most important living American artists.  A key member of the New York conceptual art world of… Read More

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Less and More: the design ethos of Dieter Rams

By On November 4, 2008

In 1955 Dieter Rams began working for a little known electrical company called Braun (pronounced ‘brown’) and quickly became an influential force within the company. From 1961 Prof Rams was head of… Read More