Category Archive: Art & Design

What could a Church Learn from Savile Row?

When I was in London last year, I made a visit to Savile Row. This is the famous street where the best and oldest fine bespoke suit tailors are. Shops like Anderson &… Continue reading

The Photography of Dorothea Lange

I’ve recently discovered the photography of Dorothea Lange, whose powerful images captured the stark poverty and deprivation of rural areas during the Great Depression in America.

Damien Hirst

Spent my final day in London at the Tate Modern for the Damien Hirst retrospective. My friend Jon managed to snap a few guerrilla shots when the guard wasn’t looking. Modern art is… Continue reading

Design Fetish Part 3 – Interview with Erwin McManus

I’m fascinated by Erwin McManus‘ latest move. He’s started a fashion/design label – MCMANUS – producing jackets, wallets, bags,  iPad holders, and other accessories. Erwin is a brilliant speaker, author and is Lead Navigator of influential LA Church MOSAIC. I’ve been… Continue reading

Design Fetish (Part 2: Helvetica)

The final straw for me was the cover of this bio of Dave Grohl. It instinctively felt wrong, and cynical, to put a quote about hearing of the death of his friend Kurt Cobain… Continue reading

Design Fetish (Part 1)

I must recommend the documentary Objectified. After viewing it recently, I immediately adapted the next day’s lecture on Popular Culture to include a few scenes for discussion. Objectified explores design, specifically the thousands of… Continue reading

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