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Kluster says

I’ve just started writing a fortnightly design column for Australian culture magazine, Kluster. Klusters covers art, design, music, fashion and nightlife with writers based in the cities they write about. This week’s newsletter can be seen on Kluster’s website Definitely worth subscribing.

Interview in Le Cool

Amongst all the excitement around the tangle proof headphones video, I nearly forgot to post up my interview in LeCool this week. You can read the interview here My bollard also made the front cover

Video proving popular on youtube!

I put my idea for the improvement to headphones on youtube and it’s proving very popular! Surprisingly so – at the moment it is on the front page of reddit and it on the front page of most favourited UK youtube with 11,600 views. I’ll post it here also: Not sure what to do in…

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Idea for an improvement to ipod headphones

Whilst on a bus I spent some time untangling my headphones which was frustrating. Then on the train home I saw this woman untangling hers: Woman on train untangling headphone from Lee Washington on Vimeo. A common problem. I thought about how the design of the headphones could be improved and thought about resealable sandwich…

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Hi

Hi from Multitouch Barcelona on Vimeo.

Artists taking the lead

very exciting project from the Arts Council England in partnership with London 2012. Twelve new works of art across the country. Check out the ideas for London. Brilliant stuff. If only I’d known a couple of months back. I would have submitted Bollard lights My favourite is Bus Stops which proposes to use the tops…

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Nice thoughts of viral

Just watched the video on viral marketing. It is so true. Don’t just make ‘a viral’ make something that is awesome, original and most of all entertaining.

Work in the 21st century

When I was at school before the internet was even invented I had no idea that work would be like this. Technology has enabled us to do so much and work so flexibly – admittedly it maybe has led to an ‘always working’ society but if you enjoy your work that’s not always a bad…

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Nice use of youtube interactivity from Samsung

I’m working with The Viral Factory, seeding this video for their Samsung ST550 and TL 225 cameras which have an LCD screen at the front so you can people photos of yourself and friends. This is a nice edition in itself – how many times have you seen people out on a night out trying…

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Design for life not magazine covers

The interview with Jasper Morrison in this months Icon is definitely worth a read. He criticises the media for creating a culture of designers who add visual pollution to the world and advocates an approach to create ‘super normal’ objects. Objects that fit into their surroundings and are perfectly designed for their purpose. When I…

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