Wonderful new public space

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 in News
Wonderful new public space

Visited the new Kings Cross Square on evening of opening. Excellent new public space and much needed improvements to visitors arriving to the capital. People mooch, pause, contemplate and greet friends and family in the open concourse. The use of well designed lighting, signage and way finding, and hard and soft landscaping all work in […]

2013 RIBA Stirling Prize

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 in News
2013 RIBA Stirling Prize

“Astley Castle, a groundbreaking modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of an ancient moated castle, in Warwickshire by Witherford Watson Mann Architects has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 for the best building of the year. Now in its 18th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize.” […]

Turner Contemporary, Margate

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 in News
Turner Contemporary, Margate

Visited the Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate Kent – designed by David Chipperfield Architects, the gallery is well worth a visit. The expected knock on effect to the surrounding area is going to take time as although there are signs of refurbishment to retail and cafe life, there is not much in the way of major redevelopment to […]

Art direction on photo shoots

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in News
Art direction on photo shoots

GDA provide clients with art direction during studio and location photo shoots. Being art director I am in charge of the overall visual approach and how best it communicates to the target audience. The art director makes decisions about the visual elements used, artistic style and and when to use motion. I collaborate with the photographer, models, stylists and clients […]