A bit more on brutalism

There was a bit of feedback on the brutalism post that I wanted to share, as well as an article I was already aware of that didn’t quite fit into the original post. First up, this interesting article in the Guardian that defends brutalism. It is an interesting viewpoint. I would also recommend reading the […]

Brutalism: Post-War British Architecture

I have found myself developing an interest in brutalism, the style of architecture that was predominant in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. I have had a slight interest in modern architecture in the past, but I am finding myself increasingly drawn to brutalist structures and other buildings from this era. It is not just the […]

The importance of design for transport

I was pleased to see an article on the BBC News website about the brilliance of the design of the UK’s road signs.┬áMinimalist and clutter-free, British road signs are a design triumph. I often look to transport-related design of all types for inspiration. The reason is because they have to work well. Lives might depend […]