Invention is perception; something only appears novel when you do not understand the things that have inspired it. The question […]
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After suffering a severe bout of man-flu for the last couple of days, it seems like I’m perking up again. […]
I’m fresh back from Brighton Barcamp4 and what a time it was.
We were all aware that there were some challenges caused by the last minute venue change, not to mention the usual difficulties of putting on an event on a shoestring budget. But that didn’t detract from my overall feeling that this was a fantastic event, attended by many wonderful
Just caught the Posner linking ban proposal furore. Aside from the fact that this is total blueskies thinking from a person who perhaps doesn’t get the internet fully, if one does take it seriously, then my initial reaction would be this:
Reading through The Design of Everday Things by Donald Norman, I came across an enlightening section entitled ‘Why Designers go Astray’. It prompted this rough thought about what makes designs go right, and thinking about the different concerns that need to be
Although its been a while now since I worked there, I’ve always tried to keep up to date with what UHC are up to. An explicitly political art and design studio, their work is witty, thought provoking and beautifully crafted. One of their latest projects is an imaginative celebration of Darwin’s bicentenary, the ‘Ext Inked’ exhibition. As well as exhibiting hand-drawn illustrations of