Thoughts, finds and inspiration.
Our monthly journal of things that crossed our minds, desks and screens.
How can Design Review promote good design?
Andy discusses the purpose of design review, how it's use can promote good design and how your project might benefit.
A very wet 8.5 days
In last months Studio Notes Adam told us why he decided to ride from Lands End to John O Groats. Now he has put together a short video of his trip.

If you're in to roads, bikes, lycra and rain - you're gonna love it.
Learning from challenges
Every week we have an office catch-up where we get together and talk about what we've been working on and the challenges we've faced. 

This week the challenges, and the lessons learnt from them were particularly interesting, so we wrote them down.

What would cities look like if they were designed by mothers?
There is a serious imbalance in the demographic of the people designing the spaces in which we spend our lives. This article looks at how different things might be, if this imbalance was addressed.
Sometimes these links describe themselves better than we ever could, so from their website:

"Jwrnal is about people, places, products and processes. It's about conversation, community, storytelling and sharing"

Can't wait to get our hands on a copy. 


Cabin envy
If this doesn't make you want to find a plot of land and build something beautiful, nothing will. 
Welcome to 2018
Ok, so we were a bit slow off the mark on this one. But we've only just come across it and the photos are incredible. Enjoy!
Worlds Greatest Places
What's the best way to get over the post-summer blues? Start planning for next year of course!

Time magazine has compiled a list of the 'worlds greatest places'... should you need some inspiration. 

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