All posts tagged ‘Design

Preston Bus Station

A few months ago, I stumbled upon a black and white image of a starkly modernist clock somewhere on the internet. It was the central time piece of the Preston Bus Station, a terminal built in the late 1960s, and either an eyesore or a brutalist masterpiece, depending on who you ask. On the photos […]

On the terrors and delights of Cyrillic

“Typography is the craft of endowing human language with a durable visual form, and thus with an independent existence.” — Robert Bringhurst, The Elements of Typographic Style Written language has layers. We tend to focus on the most abstract one, on meaning and message. But zoom in a little and a text explodes into individual […]

How Scandinavian of me.

It has been an eventful couple of days- after flying down from Germany to Spain in order to dislocate my shoulder in a more Mediterranean surrounding, I promptly flew back up to Denmark on Friday for a rather spontaneous visit to Copenhagen. Not only should that disqualify my lifestyle from being the least bit environmentally […]