Monthly Archives: January 2016
Posted on January 28, 2016 by Toothpicker
Sunrise in Reykjvik
One of my favourite documentaries of all time is Chilean documentary film director Patricio Guzmán's 'Nostalgia for the light'. The poignant, insightful and stunningly beautiful film was set in Chile's Atacama Desert, and it is a meditation on life, history and the universe. The film touched me on many levels, but [...]
Posted on January 16, 2016 by Toothpicker
In my last entry, I focused on the growing issue of homelessness in London, now I want to examine the solutions designers have come up with to tackle this issue.
Last year, London architectural designer James Furzer's ‘Home for the Homeless’ project won the top prize in FAKRO's International Design Competition.
Furzer has designed [...]
Posted on January 12, 2016 by Toothpicker
Left: A rough sleeper in Islington; Right: the same problem can be seen in the streets of Glasgow
I don't believe in New Year's resolutions simply because if I want to make changes, I would not wait until the beginning of the year. However, a new year has motivated me to do [...]