Category Archives: design

Map of Birmingham— Inebriance Survey

Map of Birmingham: Inebriance Survey 2011 PDF Now that is what I call a map. Every pub in Birmingham as available from the Open Street Map XAPI (on 6/1/11), for use as a navigational aid. Plotted as a mapless map with Maperitive, and text tided up in Illustrator, no data was added or removed (except […]

Cat-eat crunch two – bargain edition

So, we’ve established that cats on the packets of cheap brands of cat food don’t look too happy. But can we prove the correlation by delving deaper into the bowels of cheapness. To that end I took a trip to a store that prides itself on nothing more that its low price — B&M Bargains. […]

Friends and sweary flash

Almost ten years ago, I was working at friends of ED — a web design book firm. The imprint is still going, but is owned by an American publisher rather than two brothers who set up shop in Acock’s Green. For a couple of years it rode the “creative” wave of flash design, which in […]

Ctrl, Alt, Del Tea Set

swissmiss: Alt, Ctrl, Del Tea Set

Is your toilet breeding Communists?

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Slow, birds crossing

A former artist-in-residence with the St. Paul Public Works department, sculptor Steven Woodward came up with the idea of using art signs to slow down drivers. – St. Paul’s Traffic Art Signs

toaster ‘prints’ on bread

Electrolux Design Lab08 Scan toaster Originally uploaded by electrolux_social Only a concept at this stage, but what a concept!

bubble wrap calendar

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Very therapeutic — Bubble Calendar, a poster-sized calendar with a bubble to pop every day. via

Wibbly Wobbly Jelly on a Plate

Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! JELLO TIME .COM – by Rafaël Rozendaal