July 08, 2012

A blast from the past

I was brought up with Instamatic and Poleroid cameras so when colour and digital photography became the way forward I really enjoyed the easiness of taking pictures and forgot about the 'old fashioned' way things were. Recently with the introduction of Apple and it's Aps I have discovered 'Hipstamatic" , 'Snapseed 'and several other applications ...

- Technology: is it all too much? Are we going backwards as Technology races forwards? Or is technology reaching saturation point? I was watching an army of commuters from my vantage point at a trendy London café, and among the thousands of foot soldiers marching by, every last one of them had the same thing in their hand - a cell phone. ...

February 26, 2012

Post-Indaba Euphoria

Flushed with creativity and inspiration, I was having a drink with a fellow designer in a private, post-Indaba debriefing moment. My mind was struggling to define the very core of what Indaba is about. Having been a loyal disciple to the indaba since it first started; I wondered what it is that makes us flock year after year. Finally, I think I ...

July 21, 2011

Retail Therapy

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been photographing store windows and drawing on the creativity of the window dressers. The expression of creativeness that lies behind those large glass panes is a fine art of marketing that manages to draw me into the fantasy time and again. Window dressing is a clever way of interacting with the ...