The Olympic site is looks like an unfinished airport today. There is a lot of tidying and simplifying to get to the aquatic centre and its surroundings to look like the space age park of the original artists’ impressions. [portfolio_slideshow]
And Fred Astaire dances on the ceiling.
I came across this impressive set of book covers collected and photographed by a Flickr photographer, Calsidyrose Just Book Covers, a set by Calsidyrose on Flickr.
A set of photos taken in Istanbul in winter.
I took a series of photos in Clapham Junction a couple of days after the extraordinary riots that took place on the high street. I was looking for shattered glass, which was easy to find, and the cobweb like shapes it makes. At that time, there were international film crews shooting reporters against the backContinue reading “Broken Glass”
Here is an update on a previous post about my own NHS reforms. I visited the Wellcome Collection’s exhibition ‘Dirt’, a tour of our relationship with dirt, illustrated by different places and times. One of the places was the 1938 Finsbury Health Centre, a modern and pioneering design which helped to advance healthcare in Britain.Continue reading “My NHS reforms, part two.”
I am designing a logo today. The client wants the logo to include a boat, so this meant researching boat shapes on the web, as well as looking back at photos of the Lisbon maritime museum. The image search unexpectedly threw up some beautiful origami boats and I made two of them, following the veryContinue reading “Origami boats”
Colours, shapes, painted names and emblems of traditional Portugese boats. They were photographed at the Maritime Museum at Belem, Lisbon.
Lisbon is a place for taking a small, strong, sugary coffee whilst standing at the counter of a cafe. These cups from the flea market are decorated with the logos of the individual coffee blends or cafes.
A packet of mineral bath salts from the thermal springs in Beppu, Japan. The sacred hot spring pools are coloured turquoise blue, milky white and ‘hell’ red by the mineral content in the water.