Category Archives: Exhibitions

Rain Again

After the second wettest year on record, a visit to Random International’s Rain Room installation at the Barbican seemed an apt way to begin 2013. I’ve never felt more British – happy to queue for a couple of hours in … Continue reading

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Daphne Oram – Wave Forms

A delightful little exhibition at the Science Museum charting the origins of electronic music. Without this woman, there’d be no Kraftwerk or Aphex Twin. Who knew? Daphne Oram – Nice [Aphex] Twin set Painting wave forms onto film she manipulated … Continue reading

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Designed to Win: Graeme Obree

After unexpectedly getting caught up in all the excitement of London TwentyTwelfty, a visit to the Design Museum’s Designed to Win exhibition filled the gap between the closing ceremony of the Olympics and the torch lighting of the Paralympics. Examining … Continue reading

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Ken Garland, Galy Tots at Kemistry Gallery

A little gathering of Ken Garland’s work with Galt Toys at Kemistry left me feeling like a kid in a toy shop. Toys AND graphics AND some really thoughtful design. A real joy. Connect is one of my favourites. Ever. … Continue reading

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Waste Not – Dong Song

Dong Song’s Waste Not is a tribute to his mother and the frugal culture of a Chinese generation. A careful hoarder of all objects that may ever be of future use (i.e everything) Song has neatly placed all his mother’s … Continue reading

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Pick Me Up

Last week I went to Pick Me Up at Somerset House – a showcase of super talented illustrators and graphic artists. I picked my favourite pretty early on and wished I had a treat fund of £690 for this lovely … Continue reading

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Not Another Site

12 cups of tea, 3 overcast British Bank holiday days, 5 emails to web hosting support and my (limited) web design skills have been put to the test to bring you, yes you, an updated website. “Hoorah!” I strain to … Continue reading

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