Category Archives: Inspiration: 2d

Icon Rethink

Nice little section of Icon magazine (who’ve made it to 10 this year – which makes me feel old as I remember clamping my hands on the first issue as a wide-eyed undergrad). I like these fantasy briefs as they … Continue reading

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Google in Meatspace

I love the work of Berg – I love the little printer, the SVK comic – I love the way they communicate abstract digital ideas in the real world, in things, in videos of things in the real world – … Continue reading

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Rain Again. Again.

Possibly inspired by last year’s wet weather, or an equally damp festive trip home to the North – I put my Print Club screen printing gift to use yesterday. Learning to expose the image onto the screen in the morning, … Continue reading

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Hamish Fulton: A pencil line can be erased, a walked line can not

Hamish Fulton has a small show of his work at the Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate. Much like Richard Long, his work predominantly concentrates on walking as his medium. I like it, it’s graphic and minimal and sort of meditative … 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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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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Kenneth Grange: Designing Modern Britain

This reminded me of what it was about product design that seduced me. A portfolio to be proud of. This is the only thing that gave away that this wasn’t designed today: parking no longer costs 10p per hour.

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