Category Archives: Design

Can you Kick it?

It’s not even five years old – yet it has already changed the lives of many, many people – both those who have seen their ideas come to life through the pledges of others or for those who have benefited … Continue reading

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Pictures of Prague

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Child’s Play

I know, I know – the little ones are quite happy applying their rampant creativity on empty boxes, bog roll tubes, corks and some sticky-back plastic.  But (and there is always a but!) there are so many fun things available … Continue reading

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Back to nature

Now these really are supreme up-cycling – no longer ignored offcuts from furniture production, these re-turned birds from Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland are now super-desirable and super-sweet examples of feel-good woodcraft.  They also fit beautifully into a menagerie of Matt … Continue reading

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Matt Pugh

Now I love a nice decorative animal or two dotted around the house as reminders of the wonderful wildlife that surrounds us – and what better than some beautifully carved and turned pieces of solid walnut to show those pesky … Continue reading

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Rogier Wieland

A late discovery for me – but still brilliant none the less!  Rogier Wieland – Dutch stop motion genius with many clients, but with super-cool notebook maker Moleskin as a patron it would seem considering the portfolio of clips that they … Continue reading

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Ambiguous Armament

Designed by Shelley Getzendanner from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, these super cool emery boards will surely catch the attention of commuters and anyone else when they are whipped out of handbags all across the world for … Continue reading

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