Category Archives: Design

California at London’s Design Museum

“Californian design has cruised a freeway to the future, but at some multi-level interchange, it may have left the road marked freedom” Continue reading

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Letter from Tokyo

The most advanced city on Earth isn’t just shaped by earthquakes and economics – animes and architects play out dreams there too. Herbert Wright seeks the big picture from above, and the future beyond the futuristic Two things not to … Continue reading

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Open House launches in Lisbon- my amazing day

Saturday 6th October 2012 was a big day for Lisbon: the launch of the city’s first Open House. This annual weekend which throws open the doors of places of architectural interest to the public, free of charge, started in London … Continue reading

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Olympic Rings in Sporks and Sauces

Olympic Rings in Sporks and Sauces

© Herbert Wright 2012

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Postmodernism- what is the V&A take?

About 40 years ago, the Italians started re-designing the world. They invented Postmodernism, and everything from skyscrapers to catwalks and videos was visually transformed. That’s the story according to the big retrospective at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, Postmodernism: Style … Continue reading

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