Archive for June 30th, 2010

I know a lot of planners generate ideas through reading stimulus that is characterised by its obliquity (some would say irrelevance) to the subject directly at hand. But I’ve just caught myself working along a train of thought that has leapt from a problem in a brief I’m tackling to remembering a point made by […]


Over the last few years several innovations have suggested light may be generated for buildings or streets through man-made power. The child’s see-saw designed to power schools in Africa, or the street lighting (mostly ambient or art installations) readily come to mind. But another use for pedestrian power, where human movement is used to generate […]

Jellio, the designers behind the Gummi Bear lamp and lots of fun home and office furnishings have added some more design work to their site. Take a look: HERE As well as selling designer furniture and household accessories to the public, they also take on bespoke design briefs for companies. Take a look at some […]