PowerPoint – the death of the presentation?

November 16th, 2016


Frank Lloyd-Wright, the great Wisconsin-born American architect, father of the Prairie School and designer of the first earthquake-proof tower block, famously asserted that mankind discovered permanent building materials fifty years before we were responsible enough to use them. I have very similar feelings about PowerPoint. As readily-available, easy-to-use, presentation production environments go PowerPoint is a superb piece… read more


Get the constraints – this project’s out-of-control!

September 15th, 2015


Over the summer a group of friends and I found ourselves passing San Jose in Northern California (having found the way quite easily) and realising that it was the location of the famous Winchester Mystery House we stopped to visit. You don’t get more strange or spine-chilling a story than that of the Winchester House.… read more


‘I know this really great designer – she’s really cheap’

December 8th, 2014


The next time I overhear someone say this I think I might get violent. I guess I should stop spending my time crafting blog posts and learn to deliver a killer right hook instead then. Why does hearing this make me want to start hitting people? Because its gleeful assumption that the cheaper you can… read more