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After a long time of debating whether to, I’ve finally created an Instagram account for my work which I would like to document. Content will include sketches, (both raw and digital), model making, concept design, CAD & renders as well as final finished projects with photography. It will also be home to some content to…

Space Shifters – an abstraction of ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’

It’s been a quiet few months on here which usually means I’ve been very busy since my last post, and I confidentally say that is true. The end of my second year was pretty hectic, especially around the time of Light and Building  which happened to fall on the last weekend before a few of…

Light and Building 2018 – PYRA Highlight at XICATO

 A surreal experience visiting the world’s biggest lighting trade fair and seeing your first term project on display with Xicato… Following on from my previous post, I visited Frankfurt on the weekend to visit the 2018 Light and Building Exhibition which was home to thousands of exhibiting companies, displaying their innovations and projects. Xicato had…

Light and Building 2018 – PYRA Highlight

Super excited to be a part of Light and Building 2018 this year in Frankfurt, Germany. Digital future meets design hotspot: Light + Building addresses the themes of tomorrow. From 18 to 23 March more than 2,600 exhibitors will be presenting their innovative products in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering as well as home…

PYRA – XICATO Luminaire Project Winner

The Luminaire Project, our first full length project at University lasting 3 months long. My project “PYRA” is being exhibited at the Light and Build fair this year in Frankfurt. Sponsored by Xicato, Mike Stoane Lighting and the LET (Lighting Education Trust), we were given the task of designing a luminaire for either a domestic…

Have Yourself a Merry IKEA Christmas

We’re not even halfway through October yet and most retailers have their Christmas catalogues, décor and even music in full swing. Most of these retailers have used the same shiny, bulbous decorations as last year and the year before, stocking the same novelty penguin mugs or general tacky stocking fillers and most importantly, repeating Michael…

IKEA Releases the YPPERLIG Collection from HAY — Design MilkDesign Milk

This month IKEA has launched one of the most anticipated collaborations ever, with none other than Danish design brand HAY. The Copenhagen-based duo, Mette and Rolf Hay, bring their beloved design aesthetic to the YPPERLIG collection of products, including seating, coffee tables, lighting, textiles, and accessories, all at IKEA’s affordable pricing. They also gave IKEA’s…

LDF 2017

Just before my second year of University starts, all the new design fresher’s and returners head off to central London for a day in awe of some of the most innovative and up and coming designs of the year. I went to three exhibitions during the day, however I would have loved to have gone…

Perfume – A Sensory Journey

During my commutes on the tube to and from work, I’ve found myself skimming through the Metros and reading each free weekly ES magazine (which are great aids for avoiding  eye contact with anyone) in the search for events and activities to go to before University starts for the year. I came across a double…

I Died and went to Slightly Creepy IKEA Heaven

IKEA has yet again unleashed their impeccable eye for home and lifestyle design paired with their advertising skills upon us, only this time in a more abstract manner. The brand we all know and love has created a 25 minute collaboration of delectable sounds made from caressing, smoothing and tapping their new furniture range specifically…