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White Air Festival

Spent the weekend down in Brighton at the awesome White Air Festival If you’re into extreme sports it’s definitely worth booking in the diary next year – the biggest extreme sports festival in Europe, alongside some awesome bands in the evening.

WWF pandas

WWF commissioned leading artists and designers to interpret the Panda collection box for an exhibition at London’s Selfridges. Found at itsnicethat

The Dock

Last night I went to the private party at The Dock For me it was great to meet and chat with designers. I met Dominic Wilcox – a designer whose work I have admired for some time. He’d created a shoelace field installation. Also, Will and Alex from It’s Nice That, a blog which I…

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Talk by Paul Preistman

Design Week is underway and I’m trying to see as much as I can – so many interesting exhibitions, talks and a few parties thrown in. Last night I had the opportunity to attend a talk by Paul Priestman of Priestmand Goode in the very intemate surroundings of a green house at the Wapping Project…

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Paracetamol with braille

A very simple additional to product packaging that ensures that those with poor site can identify their tablets. An excellent piece of design. More packaging needs to incorporate this. Which brings me on to a little story. My mum was at my nan’s house and was made a cup of tea – when she tasted…

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Latest Blu animation

One of my favourite artists, Blu, has just released his latest street art/animation videos and it’s incredible: Via the awesome wooster collectiveMore of Blu’s stuff

Latest Kluster

My latest Design Den for Kluster magazine just went out.

Viral seeding

A nice case study from Rubber Republic on viral seeding – it is all about tailoring the message to the audience which is the approach that I take – who will find the content relevant? 500,000 Views In 4 Days – BBC Viral Case Study View more documents from RubberRepublic. For a list of projects…

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Guide to London Design Festival

This year’s London Design Festival takes place from 19th to 27th September and here are some of the highlights that are worth checking out if you’re in the city. My best piece of advice would be to pick up the Icon Design Trail Guide which is distributed around the festival. Australian superstar designer, Marc Newson…

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Did you know 4.0

The latest video doing the rounds in marketing land that points to how the internet is where it’s at and mobile internet is set to be even bigger: Some nice stats in there and it’s nicely executed. However, let’s not all get carried away here, so to play devil’s advocate I thought I’d put my…

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