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Exhibtion Time Again

Exhibtion Time Again

My latest exhibition is in Lewes (see poster) 1st November until 12th December. Get in touch if you would like me to meet you there to discuss the work. Work will be for sale, make a lovely eternal Christmas gift. The Private View is on the 12th November, 4 – 6...

Hospitality Design Part 3

Becoming a Consultant Many years ago, the UK’s Design Council summoned many the Principals from the largest hospitality interiors practices then extant to a meeting in the Council offices. There the practice leaders were subjected to a harangue on the need for them to...
Lunch Out

Lunch Out

The sun tries to break through the autumn mist. Lunch out, “we’re on us ‘olidays”.  Well, yes if just not having to go in to work every day counts as holiday. I ought to feel blessed. Really, I should. I am walking some of England’s most spectacular coastline almost...

Hospitality Design Part 2

Guide to running a Practice Pt 2: Cashflow Forecasting and Studio management Once you have decided to start your own design practice you have taken the first bold step down a road that can lead you to fame and fortune. However, without good management this first bold...

Hospitality Design

A Guide to Running a Practice: Part 1 Getting Paid Or what are Professional Fees, and how are they paid? My grandparents on both sides of my family were farmers. It was drummed into me at an early age that money was earned and that the way to earn it was to work hard....
Happy Chappies

Happy Chappies

Cape Town is a large sprawling city, with the Independent Republic of Hout Bay its far flung easternmost suburb on the way to Cape Point. With the Seven Sister mountain chain the backbone of the area Hout Bay is separated from the rest of Cape Town by mountains...
Flying Saucers

Flying Saucers

There is a lost world on Seaford Head. Go past the Roman burial ground, near the location of the bronze age fort, half concealed in spreading scrub, turf and brambles you will find a network of military roads. Their concrete remains weirdly unbroken after 70 years,...