Box-E Restaurant, Bristol Presentation Boards for project redefining a brand and designing a new site for the clients.
The recent outbreak and isolation strategies have made it possible to work in my own studio in my home for the current University project. I am designing a new site for the restaurant Box-E in Bristol, to include a light fitting design with a prototype model. We wearer supposed to be having a big … Continue reading Working on student designs in isolation
I investigated concrete as a material for my Dom-Ino house project. I wanted to create a wall of bricks which created a clear boundary for a stairwell of a house sunk into the ground, but also which allowed light to enter the space and create interesting moving patterns and reflections on internal mirrored stainless steel … Continue reading Concrete Light Portal Brick System
Recently I have been experimenting with Hempcrete as a sustainable wall panel system for my Dom-Into house project. It is very simple to make, has great thermal properties and allows a building to breathe. Hempcrete primarily is used in wall, floor (slab), render/plaster and roofs. In a roof, insulation is an important aspect so … Continue reading Hempcrete
This brief was to design a second home for the installation artist Olafur Eliasson. The site is situated at the top of a tranquil gully in the Avon Gorge with a steep drop off, and amazing views down to the River Avon. Having lived in and around Bristol for many years, I had no … Continue reading Dom-Ino House Project
This week I visited the NEC for The Autumn Fair, which is an exhibition for buyers covering homeware, gifts, fashion, retails solutions, home decor and more. HOME DECOR It is a vast space and was packed with exhibitors from across the globe. There was colour trend forecasting also on offer, with 4 distinct trends and … Continue reading Autumn Fair 2019
In the last couple of weeks I decided to repaint my sitting room. It has been the same colour for ages, and I felt an update was in order. I am getting very drawn to orange at the moment, and as the room has a lot of light and high ceilings, I felt that it … Continue reading How a pot of paint can cause chaos…
This week I visited Hauser & Wirth in Bruton to see an exhibition of female artists, with works shown from the private collection of Ursula Hauser. She has collected these over the past thirty years and they range from artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, Maria Lassnig, Meret Oppenheim and Roni Horn. The exhibition … Continue reading Exhibition – Unconcious Landscapes
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During a very hot week 3 of us were crammed into the very small bathroom as it was refurbished. My plumbers valiantly ripped out and refitted, and I hovered a lot and worked in the evenings on redecorating it. Here are the finished pictures.. much fresher, no more leaks and hopefully it will stand up … Continue reading Finally… The Bathroom is now finished.