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The House of Belonging

                  The House of Belonging I awoke this morning in the gold light turning this way and that thinking for a moment it was one day like any other. But the veil had gone from my darkened heart and I thought it must have been the quiet candlelight that filled my room, it must have been the first easy rhythm with which I breathed myself to sleep, it must have been the...

Movember moves to fathers and sons

[caption id="attachment_2354" align="alignleft" width="400"] via Design Week[/caption]                   Movember an created by Urchin Associates has been rebranded opening up the conversation between generations. It even has its own cookbook. A wonderful initiative to fund research into men's health (specifically prostrate cancer and mental health) and bring it to light. It began in Melbourne and has gone global raising over AU$300 million so far. Will you be growing a mo for a month? Let me...

Grace

[caption id="attachment_2347" align="alignleft" width="315"] via www.remainsimple.tumblr.com[/caption]                           'In this experience of life each one of us is given an opportunity to find the very inner self, the essence of grace. The purpose of life is to find your very essence of grace, the very source of your grace. You must know all the time that you represent nothing but your own grace." Yogi Bhajan        

Lee Broom’s Crystal Bulb

[caption id="attachment_2331" align="alignleft" width="400"] Lee Broom's hand blown lead crystal bulb[/caption]                           Just came across these via the design sponge Lee Broom elevating the ordinary to extraordinary. Beautiful n'est pas and even more beautiful grouped I dare say :-)

Playing with Fire

http://youtu.be/Cnsb06FP4Xg From the movie Ill Manors. Great message about the impact our environments have on us, great medium and although I haven't seen it yet, the reviews for the movie are good. Here are some of the lyrics: Wise men will tell you with age comes wisdom And you can’t be saved by religion unless you have faith So it makes no difference the yoots who are raised in the system You don’t have age on your side Or any...

Flipping fun at design!

Badoiiing!! A new Facebook game from the Design Museum, lets you flip design classics such as Jasper Morrison’s Air Chair, or the Barack Obama 2008 Campaign poster, into a three-sided goal. Badoiiing! Badoiiing is an online version of the Slick Shooter game that was invented by a team of Walworth Academy pupils as the winner in the Design Museum’s Design Ventura scheme. Tiddliwinks-inspired Slick Shooter has been updated by digital consultancy Twentysix for online version Badoiiing. Flip a Gehry's wiggle chair or the...