today’s links

RED: Transformation Design paper ‘…This paper is a call to action to all designers and non-designers wishing to work in this way to join us in developing transformation design as a discipline….’ (taken from my linklog, broadcast using deloxom)

3 years on

Praise for the wardens ready to find, Anyone caught saying graphic design. Time for the annual return to one of my very first posts. To my surprise, it turns out I’ve been doing this for three years now. Don’t forget (as I have this year) the maple syrup. Going for bonus points: Look what came …

do the maths

Toyo Ito wins Taichung Opera House competition: Damon Albarn’s Dad, Keith, has fun with numbers: (thanks to iTony for the Albarn link)

mythical city

Continuing the teaching theme, I’ve snaffled an assignment proposition – circa ’84/’85 – from the dusty shelves here at the office. It’s offered in fairly high resolution over at flickr for anyone looking for inspiration when faced with a room full of eager urban design students.


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return ticket to hell and back

Justin Hawkins, front man of The Darkness, greets the crowd at last night’s Birmingham gig in what I can only describe as a flying breastship. With flashing nipples. Pyrotechnics, wit and impressive musicianship. Teasing us with the occasional opening bar of a Van Halen track and reminding us not to take it all too seriously …

park up

(link) [no, 2 self photos]

today’s links

BBC – collective – Arctic Monkeys session “This time last year, we were playing to next to nobody. I mean that quite literally – less than ten people.” (taken from my linklog, broadcast using deloxom)