Monthly Archives: June 2012

Top 50 Sustainable Building Leaders announced…

Your Future Home has released the results of its search for the Top 50 Sustainable Building Leaders


Top 50 Sustainable Building Leader 2012



I am thrilled to announce that I am in the Top 50! Continue reading

The Purist – Typography to make you stop and think…

Deep in the English countryside, where the air hints of wild flowers and wood-smoke, lies a tiny studio between two woods, in which thoughts are captured, transformed into words, played with or asked politely to leave.”

And so begins your poetic introduction to The Purist.
A collaboration between the creative minds of  Jamie Harris and Andrew Morrison.


“the impossible just takes longer” (image from The Purist)

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“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free” – Michelangelo (only Monocomplex just had old cardboard instead…)

I love days like today! It was spent bringing the separate strands of a design that were months in the planning and sourcing together to create a new space.

While the clients’ were at work all their furniture arrived  – some new, some revived and some repurposed.

It was my job to turn it into a liveable space so that when they walked through their front door they would be home (and not buried under a pile of boxes)

As the day went on that pile of cardboard packaging and boxes just kept growing.


It got me thinking – I have seen cardboard furniture that arrives as a flat pack but what if these boxes could have a new life there and then… Continue reading

The Dami Series by Seung-Yong Song

“Truly elegant design incorporates top-notch functionality into a simple, uncluttered form.”
David Lewis (20th century philosopher)

If your Korean is a little rusty, let me help you out, Dami means “put in”.

It is also the name for the latest work by South Korean industrial designer Seung-Yong Song.

His vision was to blend modern objects with traditional beauty.


Dami series by Seung Yong Song (image from designer)

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