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New Exhibition at the Sir John Soane Museum

I went along to the first in a series of three talks titled ‘Visualising Design Ideas‘ at The Royal College of Surgeons. The discussion was about how architects and designers approach their work and what these different disciplines might tell us about architectural and design practice in the past and how it has evolved today. With a focus on work by Piranesi, who was an Italian artist from the 1700’s famous for his etchings featuring Rome and eerie looking prison grounds. Speakers were : Michele de Lucchi, Ross Lovegrove and Adam Lowe (director of Factum arte). The lectures coincide with the current exhibition at the Sir John Soane Museum – Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess which runs until the 31st of May You can find in-depth information about Piranesi on Artsy’s website   Lectures » Visualising Design Ideas: 10 March 2014, 6–8pm » Using Objects as Evidence of Themselves: […]

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Digital Magazine Design and Publication

For anyone who might be considering launching a digital magazine or if you’re an established print publication looking to increase your circulation and move into the digital world – get in touch. I can set you up with bespoke designed article templates and show you how to easily update the content yourself through an online console so you can maintain full control and release issues as often or as infrequently as you choose.

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To Freelance or not to Freelance?

A friend of mine has been considering giving up his post in a well respected digital agency and jumping into the unknown waters of freelancing. He’s been entertaining the idea for some time now and has asked me for advice. My initial reaction was without hesitation. ‘Yes, do it. You won’t look back!’ Thinking on this caused me to do some reflecting myself. My transformative leap was not one I bravely made after much deliberation but rather it ‘happened’ to me. About 7 or 8 years ago, was working in a digital agency in West Hampstead (who shall remain nameless). They had a terrible habit of making a member of staff redundant about once a month. This went on for some time and working there became reminiscent of an episode of ‘Americas Next Top Model’. Not because the staff were particularly good looking or spoke in American accents, but that […]