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Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen

Arne Jacobsen was born February 11th 1902,  in Copenhagen. 1924 – Graduated from The Technical College, Copenhagen. 1927 – Graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. 1952 – The Ant™ for Fritz Hansen 1958 – The Egg™ for Fritz Hansen (Company)     …

The demise of skilled and traditional manufacturing

Week 1 – Talk from Craig Whittet In today’s world traditional manufacturing ways are slowly fading. The new modern society we live in has progressed into an easy way of working and living.  To produce hand made products requires a lot of hard work and…

Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck is a world-renowned Architecture and product designer. Born in 1949, Starck had a legendary career spanning over 5 decades. He rose to fame in the 1970’s for designing a pair of French nightclubs in Paris.   Starck has a visionary view on the…

Sacre Coeur

Sacre Coeur

This magnificant building was built in 1914, however construction started almost 40 years before. Designer, Paul Abadie, carefully planned every part of construction of Sacre Couer, including the specific stone that has given sacre coeur its incredible clean white appearance.  The white stone came from…

Hair Bobble

Hair Bobble

This simple product may seem boring but is a widely used product amongst men and women today and throughout history.While elastic has not always been used for hair bobbles the concept has remained the same for hundreds of years. At the end of the 1700’s, hair…

Street Art

Street Art

Street Art is an new influential creative way to connect with communities. Artworks painted on buildings in cities across the UK expressing messages needing to be heard.From March 2019 the world went into lockdown. Doctors and nurses were relied upon to help our community thrive…

Swimming Goggles

Swimming Goggles

The swimming goggle stemmed from the motorcycle goggle. This design shown above has remained this way since 1935.Swimming goggles were first introduced in 1911 when channel crosser Thomas Burgess swam from France to England in a pair of motorcycle goggles. However, the idea of the…

Gimbal

Gimbal

I came across the Gimbal at the beginning of lockdown and was looking for a fun new project to fill my time. I wanted to find new ways to film my yoga classes and experiment with yoga poses. The Gimbal allowed me to record professional…

Home

Home

Day 4 – Home Home makes me happy. Home is somewhere you are loved, respected and cared for. My home is special because of all my incredible family; my mum, brother, friends and grandparents. However nothing beats the glorious walk along the beach, with the…

Yoga

Yoga

Day 3 – Yoga Yoga displays a new form of art. Endless poses creating beautiful shapes. Yoga allows you to embody mindfulness. Yoga is about learning to respect yourself , your body and your mind. If you are struggling with your days, I would recommend…