A favourite blog of mine: Vintage Shop Signs & Letters
Love these. If I designed a building it’d probably come out something like this.
I think I love 90% of work that relates to architecture, the built environment, installation art, urban environments, text, interventions, etc. This stuff seems to tick all the boxes… What do you think? I’d like to start using my blog as a means of generating discussion, critical or otherwise, so use the comments if you have anything you’d like to say!
I just read an amazing account of an author’s [Henry Shukman] exploration of ‘Europe’s strangest wildlife refuge, an enchanted postapocalyptic forest from which entirely new species may soon emerge.’
For anyone interested in Chernobyl, wildlife, subversive spaces, architecture, or even psycho-geography and art, this is a must read.
Find the text HERE, and let me know what your thoughts on it are.
Photo thanks to Pedro Moura Pinheiro.
I saw Dialogical Abrasion by Yves Netzhammer at the Liverpool Biennial last year. It was probably one of my favourite pieces from the whole festival. I know it was last year and I probably should have blogged about it earlier but there you go.
The piece was a site-specific sculptural installation. It felt almost labyrinth like, unnerving and unsettling. Familiar objects suddenly became unfamiliar and strange. The immersive atmosphere completely overwhelming my senses…
If you ever have a chance to experience his work, you should!
I’ve come to realise I’m just not very good at regularly updating my blog. So I’m thinking now that something short and sweet, more frequently, is better than one fat update, hardly ever. (Or indeed no updates at all).
I’ve been busy designing some men’s jewellery, which is now being made. Exciting! In fact, I’m really excited about this project and can’t wait to show you all what I’ve been working on.
I’m working with LUKE ANTHONY, a great bloke who makes jewellery. You should check out his SITE too because his own range is top. It’s actually so good that it has been featured in this month’s (March) issue of VOGUE mag. Special or what!