Archive for 2011

Join the Dots

It’s London Design Week and it’s been pretty busy, but very enjoyable. Above is the itinerary for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (coloured blue, red and green respectively). It worked out as 83 miles driven in heavy traffic.

Using humour as his weapon, Bob & Roberta Smith believes in Art and Democracy and invites us to question high art and the role that aesthetic elitism plays in society today. Key to his practice is sign-writing, often used for faux political proclamations or revolutionary-in-spirit sloganeering


As seen on the streets of London, vehicles from Italy, Sweden, America, Germany and France.



Members of the 101st Airborne prepare to jump into occupied France, 1944.
More on Mohawks here.

Please Come Back

We’ve also got a 2 star food hygiene rating.

Rebel cam

RSA Animate – Crises of Capitalism

Lighter Lit


Sign writing in SW3.

The power and the glory

Ad Fail

Levi’s do ‘Riot Chic’. Launched on Tuesday, pulled on Wednesday.

Moral Re-Armament

‘The crisis is fundamentally a moral one. The nations must re-arm morally. Moral recovery is essentially the forerunner of economic recovery.’
This is from 1938. More here.

Argos, Dalston

They modified their shutters after getting broken into the first time. Nice work.

Riots, Tottenham

Adidas trainers were definitely the most popular looted items. The police looked very tired.

Those are coat hangers all over the floor.