Posted by Joe Hedges on February 7th, 2014 :
Posted by Joe Hedges on December 17th, 2013 :
From time to time we cannot escape the greenness of our ways,
…and Christmas is no different.
We got a bit over-exited – the Christmas carols sounding throughout the studio, cookies on the table – all hoping for little frozen crystals to start dropping from the sky. So what the heck, we thought we would let one of our designers create a Garden themed seasonal decoration to go with our bells and holly.
See the ani-ornament here >>>
We arrived, from London City Airport via Schiphol and a groovy double decker train, in what seemed like minutes.
Quickly set up temporary studio in a very nice apartment overlooking the Prinsengracht Canal, courtesy of Airbnb.
Then off to the ISE exhibition at RAI Amsterdam…
… where our client MOOD were present on a very exciting bespoke exhibition stand – the design for which was grown in the Garden Studio. It was very well received by Mood and their visitors alike and we were very pleased with the result… take a look here…
It was quickly concluded that Amsterdam would be a very agreeable place for a permanent studio and that a boat on the canal would be perfect location. Preferably within a short distance of our favourite bar, ‘t Smalle on the Egelantiersgracht.
VIEW THE FULL MOOD CASE STUDY HERE >>>
Posted by Joe Hedges on January 10th, 2013 :
Everyone’s memory of their childhood is significantly different, whether it is a set of misty events or a vivid glance at a simpler time, it is an opportunity to go back in that daydream and recall.
A Green piece of paper could serve as a device of endless opportunities; to draw a tree; to fold it into a harmonica; to make a jet plane perfectly camouflaged to hide in the tall grass from the bad guys.
That same paper could easily turn into another game – a “fortune telling” game, yes, we all remember that one! Carefully folded origami, forming four pointy segments, marked with colours and numbers, under which the answers lie in wait to be unraveled – so exciting!
Why just remember? Why not make one now! It is still as easy as it was before, but it feels different. It is more about the nostalgia of folding that piece of paper rather than using it to read our future…
…well, it is a completely new year now, so let’s remember what happened last year, adapt and change for the better, and make our luck this year – we are one year older, a little wiser, even more grown up? well, when we need to be right?