Tag Archives: design

WHAT CAN HIGH STREETS LEARN FROM SHOPPING MALLS?

LEEDS MALL

High streets are important, both for community and for place. They help define an area as being more than a collection of homes, but over time many they have lost their way, and yet shopping malls wouldn’t be around today if it wasn’t for the high street.

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The Outer London Fund

As you may have guessed, we have been busy. Too busy to update our blog, finish our logo and identity and get our web site up and running. This is because we have been involved with Design for London, the GLA and the Outer London Fund. Alongside this and work for our other clients, we also became parents for the first time!
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REAL PEOPLE, REAL STORIES, REAL ART

This is a TED talk by inspirational French Street artist JR.

We wont say too much as the actual talk is below and it’s well worth watching. It shows how art (or design, call it what you will, it’s just a name) can be engaging and bring about a change in the way things are perceived. If you need more persuasion to watch the film, look at these images. Please feel free to comment at the end.

"NOW GOD CAN SEEM ME": VINYL ROOFS (TO KEEP OUT THE RAIN!) PRINTED IN THE SLUMS OF KIBERA


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