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Designing From Scratch

When I think of expressions like “designer clothes” or “designer furniture”, the word “design” seems to be on everyone’s lips these days. Originally, design meant the external shape and colour of an object. Nowadays, it carries a multitude of meanings. So what’s the...

Ideas Solidified

I’ve always loved the idea of creating things and then sharing them with the world. Once upon a time reaching a global audience took the might of a global organisation with finances and infrastructure to match. But today, thanks to the democratizing effect of the...

A Day of Concentration

Time seems to stand still. The sounds of my surroundings fade away. I focus my gaze and a feeling of calm comes over me – this is concentrated work. I’m building a puzzle. All the pieces are in front of me, jumbled and loose. I try to make sense of it, to work my way...

OF COLOURS AND DETAILS

29° C water temperature. At last! I exchange the FFP2 mask for a scuba mask and snorkel and enter a world that, for me, exists as a parallel world: the underwater world. Immediately the colourful hustle and bustle has me hooked. It’s a kind of sensory overload. There...

Observe and Learn

Our London office is located in Covent Garden, a place where people from all walks of life cross paths. Tourists visit to see the historic market, shoppers enjoy the plethora of boutiques in the square, and music-lovers dress up to go to the Royal Opera House. And we...

Newborn

The Newborn Monument (NEWBORN) is a typographic sculpture and tourist attraction in Pristina, Kosovo. The monument was unveiled the day that Kosovo formally declared its independence. “Newborn” was chosen for the power to describe the birth of a new country, and...