EVERY 
WORD WE
USE ONCE
STARTED AS
SOMEONE'S
IDEA.

  • 'Consider these words that you are reading - where did they come from? What about the language they are written in? What about the shape of the letters themselves? What about the font? If you are reading them on paper, then how is paper created, and where did the idea to create paper come from in the first place? If you are sitting in a chair. Who designed that chair? Or the floor on which it sits? If you are in a room, look at the objects around you. Is there anything there that didn't first appear as an idea in the head of another person.' A thought provoking excerpt by John Higgs, taken from his story of the KLF.

  • 23.06.17
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THERE IS
NO MORE HUMAN INTERFACE THAN THE HUMAN FACE.

  • However, even this at times can still lead to a bad customer experience.

  • 23.06.17
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POWER STATIONS
OF LAST CENTURY ARE POWER
TO FRESH THINKING THIS.

  • MAAT, the Museu de Arte Arquitetura e Tecnologia first opened in Lisbon in June 2016 in what was once the city's largest coal burning power station. It's hard to imagine what the 500 workers who endured such intense heat, dust and deafening noise every day would make of the building the Tejo Power Station has now become - With artwork and ideas from all over the world spread through such a peaceful, clean and open space. Similar to the transformation of function undertaken at the Tate Modern in London, UK. These spaces bring new energy and life to their city, and do much to spark fresh thinking amongst daily visitors of all ages. From caterpillars to butterflies, these giant buildings show us how seemingly impossible transformations are one day possible. Nothing can be fully taken for granted.

  • 02.04.17
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A DESIGNER 
CAN 
OVERCOOK
TYPE THE
SAME WAY
A MUSIC
PRODUCER
CAN
OVERCOOK
A RECORD.

  • Always listen for the ping, and don't forget to take it out the oven before it's too late.

  • 01.03.17
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NORTH IS ALWAYS THE MOUNTAINS.

  • A good tip from a total stranger whilst a little disorientated in downtown Vancouver.

  • 28.02.17
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THE IDEAL SIZE OF A DESIGN GROUP IS YOU CAN FEED THEM WITH TWO FAMILY SIZE PIZZAS.

  • A handy business observation from Eike König, founder of Hort studio, Berlin, speaking at a D&AD President's lecture at Conway Hall, Central London.

  • 16.02.17
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SERVICE
DESIGN
WON'T
CHANGE
THE
WORLD.

  • One more from Eike König, founder of Hort studio, Berlin. Instead, he added... 'it's all about action'.

  • 16.02.17
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WHEN YOU'RE ON STAGE.
IT’S ABOUT SAYING SOMETHING WHICH SOMEONE CAN TWEET.

  • A very tweetable observation from Eike König, founder of Hort studio at a recent D&AD President's Lecture.

  • 16.02.17
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THE MAIN DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EUROPE AND THE UK IS THEY READ OUR NEWS PAPERS. 
BUT WE DON’T READ THEIRS.

  • Gary Gibbon. Political Editor of Channel 4 News talking about the recent EU referendum at the Frontline Club in Paddington.

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