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A book with a surprise Read MoreAugust 5, 2017

There is a new-to-the-library book with a lovely surprise hidden inside...

What is design?Read MoreFebruary 25, 2017

A book, which arrived this week, has some salient advice... Design, by Christopher Bradshaw, is a book about printing but the advice applies much more widely.

Colour, colour everywhereRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017

Lots of us like colour. Here is a website that shows a range of palettes derived from natural history photographs...

Deco and ModernismRead MoreMay 25, 2013

That rollicking, fun and carefree period of the 1920's and 1930's was not all it seems. Great design it certainly was but there is a dark side too.