Advising on the CIEE Entrepreneur Lab

I’m working with CIEE (the Council on International Educational Exchange), helping their thinking around and approach to creating an Entrepreneur Lab (eLab) which they will launch next year in London (with a focus on creativity) and Berlin (with a focus on sustainability). CIEE (the Council On International Educational Exchange) is a US-based non-profit study abroad […]

The Brexit A-Z: A Pocket Dictionary for Democrats: Design

Entry for a WORLDwrite publication The Brexit A-Z: A Pocket Dictionary for Democrats (2017) [as yet unpublished] Design, and the creative industries in general, have not received the Brexit vote well. Of all the industries, the creatives were most favourable to Remain: the Creative Industries Federation’s members’ survey showed more than 96% support. Traditionally apolitical, […]

Talk: Urbanism: Creating the future of transport, 2013

Developing on research I was doing with BIG POTATOES on transport futures, I gave a talk entitled ‘Urbanism: Creating the future of transport’ to CreativeMornings LDN (@London_CM), a talk series for people in the Creative Industries which takes place around the globe. The event took place at Camden Collective. The talk is structures around Vehicles, […]

Exhibition: The Mystery of Appearance, 2018

To the last day of The Mystery of Appearance exhibition of post-War British painters including Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Patrick Caulfield, William Coldstream, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Leon Kossoff and Euan Uglow (see note on site on Bacon’ credentials). Highlights were Michael Andrews (The Thames at Low Tide; The Lord Mayor’s […]

Revisiting the Lucas Aerospace workers’ plan

In the Guardian Anne Karpf (@AnneKarpf) wrote about Green jobs: a utopia we nearly had on ‘workers in a failing 1970s arms factory [who] created a revolutionary jobs plan’ as a ‘positive alternative to recession and redundancy’, arguing that ‘we need their vision now’. Four decades ago, a green way out of recession was proposed. […]