21st June 2021

Clashing or harmonious colours?

Which is the best choice? Clashing or harmonious colours? It depends on the context. This is my view of a colour scheme in Whitehall Gardens.
23rd June 2020

My YouTube interview with Bookmachine

Find out how Annette Peppis got into publishing, what she's working on right now ... and more, in her YouTube interview with Laura Summers of Bookmachine.
17th June 2020

The Galley Club is now online

For the first time in its history, The Galley Club meeting will be going online. Find out more about their interactive sessions in this article.
26th October 2017

Can graphic design save your life?

What exactly do graphic designers do, and can graphic design actually save your life? This question is discussed through a medical perspective.
17th August 2017

Where do designers get their inspiration?

There is so much in London to give designers inspiration. Here are the top 10 places that get my creative juices flowing.
15th August 2017

London Lounge: the Johnston tour

The London Transport Museum at the depot in Acton is not just for train geeks, it has lots of treats in store for art and design enthusiasts. The Johnston tour is one of these.
7th July 2017

The Summer of Love

This summer is the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. Sergeant Pepper was released and swinging London was the height of cool.
6th January 2017

Museum madness

A friend recently told me about this little known offer. By joining the Museums Association you get free access to virtually all the Museums
12th November 2016

London Lounge: Holland Park and the new Design Museum

Do you live in London? Are you the type of person who is torn between visiting museums and getting
22nd January 2016

London Lounge: Dennis Severs House

Tucked away in a quiet Georgian side street in Spitalfields, East London, is Dennis Severs House, one of London’s hidden secrets.
28th May 2015

BookMachine success stories

Back in 2013, I wrote a post about a new service for publishing professionals. Little did I know what impact it would have on my career.
10th April 2015

London Lounge: HintHunt

On a recent trip to Budapest, I consulted TripAdvisor to see which activities proved popular, and discovered that Hungarians have been
24th September 2014

London Lounge: Southall

If you have a free afternoon, an empty fridge and a liking for Asian food, you could do worse than take a trip to Southall.