Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Best of 2011

Not Simply Simple
Posted in April 2011 from Dublin, Ireland
April 2011 saw a small but perfectly-formed exhibition of the work of Dieter Rams in Exchange Dublin, along with a talk by Rams-enthusiast Professor Klaus Klemp in NCAD.

Get More Than You Give
Posted in June 2011 from Dublin, Ireland
abgc have collaborated on a number of campaigns for the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) in recent years. The 2011 campaign was shot in St. Patrick's Park in my neighbourhood and made for a striking reminder to give blood whenever you can.

Dublin Design Retailers
Posted in November 2011 from Dublin, Ireland
One of my first articles for Architecture Ireland magazine took a look at some of Dublin's newer design retailers and has since become the most read post on the blog. By far.

A Council By Any Other Name...
Posted in November 2011 from Dublin, Ireland
Though it got very little coverage elsewhere, in 2011 the Crafts Council of Ireland broached the subject of changing their name to include the word 'Design' with their members. I wrote here about the negative ramifications this move could have had on the wider design community in Ireland. But for now at least, the CCoI have shelved the idea.

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