George James Sowden is a British designer. He was born in Leeds and active Italy. Between 1960-64 and 1966-68, he studied architecture, Gloucester College of Arts. George Sowden Designer He settled in Milan in 1970, joining the Olivetti studio headed by Ettore Sottsass, where he developed design ideas concerning information technology.
Background The Arts and Craft movement took place at the end of the 19th century it connected many outstanding creative talents across Europe and North America. It responded to the dehumanising trends of industrialisation by rediscovering the dignity of labour in workshops, influenced by an idealised vision of the Middle
The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.
From Ercol chairs to motorway signposts, the Council of Industrial Design’s 1948 folios are the subject of a new exhibition at Margaret Howell’s flagship store October 29, 2018 Photographs of aeroplane meal trays, Ercol chairs and pleated ceiling lamps are the unlikely subjects of Design Folios , an exhibition currently on
A felloThe British Academy is the UK authority on the humanities and social sciences. It is a fellowship of over 1,000 leading experts, they inspire, support and promote the most outstanding research and researchers focussed on people, cultures and societies. We were approached to help the Academy to define a new direction
Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Source: Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook
Joey works largely in sketchbooks which “vary in mediums, but I carry a massive pencil case with assorted materials that work well when travelling- gouache, felt tips, coloured pencils and paper. I like when things are a little messy”. Source: Joey Yu’s sporadic and colourful illustrations play upon on