A warm glow comes over me whenever I think of Chicago. My trip there some years back was memorable in […]
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Standing for something.
What do you think of the word iconic? Rather like the word luxury, it’s thrown around with abandon: I can […]
Utopian dreams and reality
2016 was not exactly a year filled with inspiration and it says something that many of us are greeting 2017 […]
When I was a boy in the 1960s, anything that said ‘Made in Japan’ meant cheap and nasty. We used […]
This week’s Design File is about the Revolving Door, which was suggested by a friend who dislikes using the revolving […]
Are you sitting comfortably?
This week’s Design File is about Mies van der Rohe’s classic Barcelona chair. I have a total thing about chairs […]
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 […]
In June this year I visited Chicago for the first time. Having studied its buildings at university all those years […]