It’s my b.day today. Yup, I survived another year, who would have thought? The Pipar/TBWA choir of awesome, face-timed me with the most stellar b.day song in human history. I mean, how awesome is that? The extended ending brings it all home, like there’s no tomorrow! Give it up to Isak and the Pipar/TBWA Choir.
In, I guess 1983, a wave of small handheld computer games called Nintendo Game & Watch were unleashed upon us wee brats. Mesmerising little things, that would fit into your pocket (more like stuff it), and your could take it anywhere and play it anywhere – at least until you’d annoy the crap out of
My very good friend and former neighbor, design professor of LHI and KHiO; Halldór Gíslason (Dóri) passed away yesterday after a long, but brave battle with cancer. We’re all so unbelievably gutted. The world is sure to be a poor place without this mad professor. The massive impact Dóri had on our lives will hopefully
Paris literally has shit coffee everywhere you go. To the degree that you take it for granted. I automatically put sugar in my espresso when in Paris just to make it drinkable and I still enjoy it. I enjoy bad, over priced coffee that has to be sugared to be consumable. You’re probably asking, why?
Last weekend I discovered that there is a French equivalent of my very good friend Brian Sweeney: Meet Max Ams! I ran into this brilliantly mad character and his friends in St. Germain, Paris. Literally a Brian Sweeney with a french accent. I would have loved to sit down and have a few drinks with
We’re finally on the press and expecting to take delivery on April 18th. The official release date for my book is April 20th. We are planning a small launch event at either Flat White or Milkbar where some of the pictures from the book are now hanging for public viewing. Stay tuned for info on
A few years ago while I was desperately seeking good coffee in London I discovered a little café in Soho called Flat White. It was run by a very nice Kiwi called Cameron. Cameron suggested I should hang some of my pictures there. They hang pictures from various artists and photographers and I could not
Before there was 2D. Now there’s 2D and 3D, and they live together in harmony. Product photography has been changing a lot in the last ten years, and things have been moving extremely fast in the last five years or so. 3D is here, has been here for a while, but it is becoming more
Lunch with Gilles & Cecilie last Friday took us to newly opened Embassy East in Hoxton. Run by old acquaintances who previously manned the machines at Flat White in Berwick Street in Soho. Chris, Lehi and Tommy serve a righteous cup along with class act sandwiches, soups and pastries. There’s free wifi and good quiet
Last week i was in Norway to do a couple of shoots and a few meetings. I shot a short film for my old friends at Temperato, showcasing their coffee production, from roasting to packing and consumption. Good fun shooting, the film will be graded this coming week and then I’ll have to find time