Nascent Ideas


I now have a tumblr page, I’m probably going to be posting a lot of the stuff I used to post on this blog on there instead and keep the blog as a process/portfolio blog.



January 29, 2008, 11:30 pm
Filed under: Books, Design, Illustration, Inspiration, Modernism, Typography

Things Magazine (who have been nice enough to link to us in the past) have an amazing collection of Pelican covers online. They’re sorted by era and there are a ton of them. Click here to take a look.

Mexico City Aerial Photos
January 10, 2008, 8:17 pm
Filed under: Art, Design, Inspiration, Modernism, Photography, Pop Culture, Property

Absolutely amazing, possibly the best photos i’ve seen for years. Click here to view

Weird Statue
January 1, 2008, 11:20 pm
Filed under: Art, Inspiration, Modernism, Photography

From Crown Gallery

Rolling Desk
December 27, 2007, 6:47 pm
Filed under: Design, Modernism

I’d desperately love one of these, my current working practice involves sitting in front of the TV with a lap tray to draw on and a chair to put my laptop/source material on. Via Boing Boing

Massive Letterpress
November 13, 2007, 12:12 pm
Filed under: Art, Design, Inspiration, Letterpress, Modernism, Photography, Property, Typography

Wouldn’t you just love to see someone run some ink over that and make a print? (It’s not letterpress really of course, it’s “just” the front of a car park).

Simon Henley’s new book, The Architecture of Parking, casts an objective eye over car parks, one of the most important but most neglected building types of the modern era, and finds a strange and haunting beauty”

Via Swiss Miss

Graphic Elements
October 13, 2007, 9:21 am
Filed under: Design, Illustration, Modernism, porn, Typography

We’ve had a project this last week to just experiment with a series of photocopied images we were given and a list of words, here are a few of my attempts.