24th January, 2019

A certain sense of inevitability

This editorial was written for the New Adventures magazine, January 2019.

The first New Adventures took place in 2011, sparking a trilogy of events that helped push digital design forward with bold ideas and honest opinion.

21st January, 2019

The Twilight Sad

Rough Trade in-store, Nottingham

31st December, 2018

2018 in music

It was a year where music helped contextualise a world weighing heavy, my favourite albums serving as coping mechanisms.

20th November, 2018

Metric

Kentish Town Forum, London

9th November, 2018

New Order

Alexandra Palace, London

20th September, 2018

Design notes: a simple plan

This article first appeared on the New Adventures blog.

It’s taken a summer of hard work to establish a comfortable baseline for wherever our new adventures might take us. Here are some notes about our new design and build.

13th September, 2018

New Adventures returns!

People always asked if New Adventures might ever return. “Never,” was our stock reply. But this year we realised just how much we’d missed it — and missed you — and wondered if a return might re-energise digital design and those that value it.

5th September, 2018

Berlin

Photos and stories from our anniversary trip.

7th July, 2018

The Cure's 40th Anniversary

Plus Slowdive, Interpol, and The Twilight Sad. Hyde Park.

19th June, 2018

Manic Street Preachers

Robert Smith's Meltdown at Royal Festival Hall, London

2nd June, 2018

The National

Plus Broken Social Scene, Warpaint, Future Islands, Cat Power and others. All Points East, Victoria Park, London

1st June, 2018

Living with a conversational object

I feel awkward talking to machines, and I always will. My comfort zone ends at the ATM or self-service checkout, where I’ll conclude transactions with a whispered ‘Thank you’.

31st May, 2018

Stockholm

Photos, stories and notes from our trip.

20th May, 2018

Data watching: part two

In part one, I wrote about the digital trail that led me to an osprey named Shana and the community crowdsourcing her story. Part two follows her action-packed migration, and considers her legacy.

10th May, 2018

Data watching: part one

The digital trail led me to an electricity substation near Walmart, and my first encounter with its globetrotting tenant. In documenting the moment, I joined a community of far-flung onlookers crowdsourcing her story.