Posts by mtakala

Clerkenwell Design week

Furniture, Colours & Material Trends from Clerkenwell Design Week

Key trends from a recent local London design event concentrated on craft and furniture design. Most trends were evolution from previous years, nothing radical or new. The Scandi look was most popular as the event moves even more from residential to office design. Continue reading

Forensic Architecture

What is Forensic Architecture – Exhibition

Forensic Architecture is an independent research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London.  It was recently nominated for the short list to win the most prestigious Turner art prize in UK. There work involves investigating human rights violations using architectural, journalistic, legal and political fields.   Continue reading

Graphics and Politics 2008-18

Graphics & Politics 2008-18 Exhibition

Hope to Nope is an exhibition In Design Museum about how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments in recent years globally. The exhibition starts with most iconic graphic design in 2008 which was Barack Obama’s Hope campaign poster by Shepard Fairey. In 2018 it has evolved into Nope meme with Donald Trump’s image. Continue reading