Category Archives: Design

The artist in me

The artist in me needs an easel. But is this easel-y achieved? It took a lot of swearing, a whole Archers Omnibus (combat pain with pain) and half a bottle of red wine. And two metal bits left over. Now … Continue reading

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Maybe Tuesday will be my good news day…

Struggling to find a pithy title for the post, this is what I came up with – only to realise it had been done before – by George and Ira Gershwin in ‘The Man I Love’ (Ella Fitzgerald’s wonderful version). … Continue reading

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Cover Wars!

No, not a successor to Game of Thrones but a competition for authors’ novel covers – and Terrible with Raisins is a competitor this week… 23 – 30 April 2016. If you would care to, I’d appreciate your vote.¬†Just click … Continue reading

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Healing Environments for Mental Health

A significant part of my work has been in devising a design strategy for healing environments in Mental Health. The bedroom colour strategy can be found at Surrey and Borders website here

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