Category Archives: Design

Our Proposal to Curate the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019: NO WAY BACK from the FUBuLoUS Team

In October 2017, I led a team to respond to an Open Call for Curator of Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) 2019. We called ourselves FUBuLoUS and our proposal was titled NO WAY BACK. OAT received 71 curatorial proposals from across … Continue reading

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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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