• Play

    Hair by Sam Mcknight

    I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from an exhibition about hair, but I thought it might be fun to go and find out before it closed on 12 March, so I…

  • Design

    Design hero: Frank Pick

    On my recent visit to the London Transport Museum, I was fascinated to see the design system and assets in one place, but also reminded how brilliant some of the graphic design…

  • Design

    Tattoo: First session of 2017

    That red heart. Yeah, that hurt. But the girl head is fully finished and it’s only the painful fleshy bits to go! I’m really pleased with how this is coming along, only…

  • Design

    Designology late debate, London Transport Museum

    ‘Designology’ at the London Transport Museum is a year-long programme of events, focussed around design and London’s transport – exploring how design makes London better. Subject matters include wayfinding, mapping, data, social…

  • Design

    Maison et Objet, Paris – part deux

    There was so much to see at the show that it was almost impossible to cover in one day, let alone one blog post. So this second post focuses more on furniture…

  • Design

    Maison et Objet, Paris – part une

    I was invited to attend Maison et Object with a friend who is an interior designer. I had never heard of the show before as the worlds of digital and interior design…

  • Travel

    Poland

    Not long back from Hong Kong and I had to fly to Poland, for work. I’ve wanted to go to Poland for a long time, not least because my Nan was born…

  • Design

    British Airways typography

    Loved these messages on the little shuttle train at Terminal 5. I really like this type style, with illustrations and a mix of fonts or handrawn elements. And using just a 3-colour…

  • Travel

    Old friends, new memories

    While we were on holiday we arranged to meet up with some old friends we hadn’t seen for a while. We all worked together at Rufus Leonard in the late 90’s/early ’00’s…