Reflections; 20th September

What I’ve noticed. I’ve been away this week. My wife is a keen and accomplished gardner, and we took the time to visit two famous gardens down in Kent and Sussex. I realised something important. Sissinghurst and Great Dixter are only a few miles from each other, in the High Wealds. A privileged, verdant partContinue reading “Reflections; 20th September”

Making Stuff That Matters

Every morning i’m seeing increasing numbers of posts about conferences on designing the future. They’re interesting and valuable, but without products that matter to flow through the system being designed they’re as useful as plumbing in a desert. For the last fifty years, advisory businesses from accounting to design have made excellent livings advising peopleContinue reading “Making Stuff That Matters”

The Self Respect Filter

It’s invisible, anonymous, mutates and is passed easily from person to person. It can quickly overwhelm entire communities in hours. If we mask up for Coronvirus, why don’t we do so for the media we consume? My normal habit is to get up early, have a cup of tea (Compulsory. I’m English) and spend someContinue reading “The Self Respect Filter”