Compose before you Click! Monday, July 23, 2012

With the fleet of new Phone apps we can now be instant photographers – but not necessarily good photographers. Facebook has made many into personal-journalists, capturing every passing moment and sharing it with the world. Although the talent of composing a shot, capturing the mood of a person or situation at a shutter speed, I feel is still an art.  Read More

What makes great design? Monday, July 09, 2012

Ground-breaking design will generate a powerful and emotive reaction and will often polarise public opinion and that of the so called experts. This has been the case through the generations from Toulouse-Lautrec’s Parisian nightclubs (1890’s) to Salvador Dahli’s lobster (1936), Jorn Utzon’s famous Sydney Opera House design (1958), to Vivien Westwood’s fashions visually defining the punk era (1970’s) or Damien Hirst’s diamond encrusted human skull (2007).  Read More

Olympic identities – how does London stack up? Monday, July 02, 2012

Olympic logos have traditionally been cutting edge. Powerful and in some cases controversial, designs often become symbolic of a time and place, playing an important role marketing and branding the games and the host city to a domestic and global audience.  Read More