If life hadn’t thrown the curveball of a pandemic, I should have been arriving in Switzerland around now to spend […]
Tag Archive for ‘design icon’
Who teaches us about architecture?
The other day I visited an exhibition in the lobby of one of Sydney’s finest office towers, Australia Square. Completed […]
How many Le Corbusier buildings is enough?
The lovely team of Brutalists at Greyscape noticed that I have a thing for Le Corbusier and asked for my […]
Learning from La Tourette
The sign at the entrance warns me that this is an espace de silence, a place of silence. I’m thinking […]
Standing for something.
What do you think of the word iconic? Rather like the word luxury, it’s thrown around with abandon: I can […]
Looking forward to the past
This week’s Iconic Buildings on Radio National’s Blueprint for Living highlights the wonder of Chartres cathedral (see here). I mention […]
The simple life
(Bauhaus students -www.bauhaus.de) Design File: Bauhaus Writing about anything in 700 words is quite an ask as it usually means […]
(The 1948 Vespa 125, image thanks to Vespa.com) Design File: Vespa Over the past year or so when choosing a […]
(Image re ABC RN/ Wikimedia commons) My Design File for this week is about the Memphis Group. It’s the sort […]
I have just posted my 25th Design File on the website (find them under Other Writing). These are extended versions […]