The design for the Hierarchical Library stems from my intent to use the time on the MA course to develop my own design philosophy, based on how I have approached projects in the past. By analysing the work I had done previously I realised that I particularly enjoy manipulating the experience of the users in … Read more
Since finishing semester 2 of my MA course, I have been non-stop with work, which is why I havent posted in a while. Today I thought I’d combine admiring an inspirational new way of shop display (something which I have been looking a lot at recently) with a lesson my mum has always thought crucial. … Read more
Sci fi inspired comedy IKEA instruction manuals! I like how no matter what is being made there is an allen key and dowels supplied….I wonder if they have the mysterious extra dowel left over once completed?
Just a few quotes from a journal article I’ve recently read that I thought I’d share with you all. The article is all about control in public spaces and how the general public don’t even realise they aren’t actually in control of the decisions they are making…
I have been looking in to the idea that the exterior foot print of a building should be controlled by its interior space requirements. So I found it quite interesting to find that this place’s, Kiefer Technic Showroom designed by Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner, ground-plan has been determined by its façade. The article I read … Read more
I find this design for a library really inspirational. My project is developing in to a design library and the idea of creating spaces without books, but which are areas to experiment with design techniques. The university library of the University of Amsterdam has been designed by Roelof Mulder and Bureau Ira Koers. The … Read more
One of the most controlling environments in design is that of general supermarket layout. Most people would believe a supermarket to be a simple setting, the consumer picks up the items they want and take them to the check out to pay for them. Behind the scenes though, psychology is used a lot to define … Read more
I felt it was about time I did a post to celebrate the upcoming Royal nuptials and what better way than to show this fantastic wallpaper created by Graham & Brown specially for the occasion! Crowns and Coronets is described as “right Royal riot of regalia” and features a variety of black Royal headwear silhouettes … Read more