Tag Archives: England

TID Exploring Time 005 by Builders Club

‘It’s an observation of a moment in time and what happens to our mind when we let go and start drifting away. Something ordinary suddenly becomes the impulse for our imagination and we find ourselves wondering where reality ends and … Continue reading

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Puzzling Portraits of Identical Twins by Photographer Alma Haser

In her latest series, German photographer Alma Haser combines the portraits of several pairs of twins by literally puzzling their images together. Haser first photographs each twin separately, then prints their corresponding photograph onto a 500 or 1000-piece puzzle. Finally, … Continue reading

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Temporal Floral Structures Formed From Unfired Clay by Phoebe Cummings

Artist Phoebe Cummings works primarily with unfired clay to create floral arrangements that are both performative and temporal. The malleable sculptures last only as long as the exhibition, and are made on-site to specifically respond to their temporary environment. The works’ … Continue reading

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Yellow Street Lines Form a Park Bench Around a Tree in this Temporary Green Space by The Edible Bus Stop | Colossal

As part of the 2012 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in London, landscape and design consultancy The Edible Bus Stop conceived of a green space that incorporated gardens, artwork, and the conversion of a street into public space. The … Continue reading

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Why England’s new litter strategy is actually a bit rubbish

The strategy’s focus on rotten apples seems destined to fail. Source: Why England’s new litter strategy is actually a bit rubbish

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An Optical Illusion Tile System Designed by Casa Ceramica | Colossal

British tile company Casa Ceramica have designed a novel optical illusion flooring system that uses real tiles to create a vertigo-inducing warped floor. The skewed checkerboard floor functions as the entryway to their showroom in Manchester, lending an Alice in … Continue reading

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Manchester celebrates South Asian culture with weekend of music, film and performance | Creative Boom

Source: Manchester celebrates South Asian culture with weekend of music, film and performance | Creative Boom

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Off-duty doctor saves four-year-old’s life by the side of a motorway after he swallowed a £1 coin – Manchester Evening News

Four-year-old Stefan Balogun had swallowed a £1 coin from his lunch money and couldn’t breathe Source: Off-duty doctor saves four-year-old’s life by the side of a motorway after he swallowed a £1 coin – Manchester Evening News

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The Grammarphobia Blog: Snob appeal

Q: What is the origin of the word “snob”? Is it an acronym like “posh”? A: No, “snob” isn’t an acronym, and “posh” isn’t either. We wrote a post about “posh” in 2011. The origin of the adjective is… Source: … Continue reading

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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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