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A page created to document work in progress, share studio news, reminisce recent travels, and provide good reads of different lengths on a variety of topics

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  • My thoughts on Design Thinking

    The slideshow below is a Pecha Kucha I presented in October 2018 during Why the World Needs Anthropologists conference in Lisbon. The format (20 slides / images, 20 seconds per slide =…

  • Seattle 2018

    I eventually got to edit the folder with the photos from chilly Seattle –  an amazing neon light filled city that still looks like it’s in sync with the abundant nature, sitting…

  • Lisboa 2018

    Slightly overdue, but the last few months were so hectic I barely had time to update my Adobe apps let alone the blog. It all started with Why the World Needs Anthropologists…

  • ri Studio

    ri Studio is a global research and ideation agency specialising in cross-border ethnographic research and I was approached to design its logo and business cards. The inspiration behind the design comes from a…

  • Ichnusa 2018

    The Greeks called Sardinia Ichnusa meaning “footprint of human foot” which probably relates to the island’s shape. The name has been immortalised on Sardinia’s Ichnusa lager bottles, the most famous beer on…

  • A few thoughts on collaboration

    How do I work As a small studio there is a limited number (and sizes) of projects I can take on simultaneously. From time to time I hire external help to help…

  • The making of Domus Tempo / 1

    While I’m writing this post 700 miles away Domus Grappa is having its celebration. The team has been offered a chance to exhibit their product during the Grappa Experience trade show in…

  • Sunshine in Bruges

    As usual, we spent Easter holidays in Poland — in a very remote area perfectly hidden among mountain tops away from the eyes of tourists. In a short 10 day gateaway the…

  • Universal Sea Project

    This series of illustrations was created for Gwen van den Bout – a Dutch artist currently based in London. She came up with a conceptual installation for the Universal Sea Project competition to…

  • English Seaside in Winter

    Sometimes you just feel like you need to go to the seaside, walk along the beach, listen to the sound of waves to simply relax. In my head seaside is the epitome…