Posts Tagged: 'design'

The Creative Process – A Sketch

I love this sketch from my friend Brendan Dawes – it conveys the creative process beautifully. I’ve seen Brendan use this in his talks, and as he says, it’s always met with a flurry of smartphone action, I may even have snapped it myself. Brendan is now releasing it as a robot drawn print in a limited edition Continue Reading

Another Escape

Over the last few years there has been a resurgence in printed journals and magazines. Not mass market, mass media publications, but independent, high-quality curated works created by passionate people. Another Escape is a wonderful example – well written, with fabulous photography and beautifully designed and typeset. The latest issue is curated around the theme Continue Reading

Bellroy Passport Sleeve Unboxing

Those of you that frequent my blog on a regular basis will know that I am a big fan of Bellroy’s lovely wallets and leather goods. I was chatting with the lovely Nashata from Bellroy about their new range of bags – the Duo Work Bag is on my Christmas list – and was delighted to Continue Reading

Logitech Keys to Go Review

I’ve tried a number of keyboards and keyboard cases for the iPad, and my favourite by far is the Logitech Keys to Go keyboard. I’m typing this very sentence on it now. So what makes the Keys to Go so good? I prefer a keyboard that is separate from the iPad, as it gives me Continue Reading

Design Is How It Works

"Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer – that the designers are handed this box and told, “Make it look good!” That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." — Continue Reading

Bellroy Micro Sleeve Review

The lovely people at Bellroy recently asked me if I’d like to take a look at their new Micro Sleeve wallet. Now as you know I have a minimal wallet habit and having been intrigued by the Micro Sleeve since it’s release I happily said yes. I’ve been using the Bellroy Micro Sleeve as my “daily Continue Reading

Phones Down, Please. Pure Genius From Guinness

New Slate Bellroy Elements Phone Pocket Review

When I moved from my iPhone 5S to a new 6S I was presented with a dilemma – my phone would no longer fit my lovely Bellroy Elements Phone Pocket. I mentioned this whilst chatting to my chums at Bellroy who kindly offered to send me the larger version of their Elements Phone Pocket in a new Continue Reading

Muji Hut – The Essence of Muji in a Building

Muji are currently showing a fabulous new range of minimalist “huts” at a pop-up show in Tokyo. To my eye the medium sized, Scandinavian feeling hut designed by regular Muji designer Naoto Fukasawa would make the perfect garden office. Imagine sitting there on a crisp cold day with the wood burning stove crackling away, a glass of Talisker in hand Continue Reading