Category Archives: Design

Four for a Friday #1

I, of course, feel bad that the Forecast has fallen into abeyance, not least because I recognize that the process of posting things here, no matter how trivial, is productive for me overall. I suspect it is a familiar trap … Continue reading






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Random Film Still #7

These film stills are never quite as random as I might like. They always seem to be linked to something I’m working on or simply drawn from things that I’ve watched of late. James Hill’s Lunch Hour (1962) is a … Continue reading






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Two tumblrs

One of the things that has been doing the rounds online this week is a complete edition of issue 10 of Cahiers du cinema in English from 1967. It was posted at the tumblr of les films du losange, the … Continue reading






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Own Label

Even though Sainsbury’s Own Label products didn’t populate the pantry of my childhood, I am nevertheless excited about Jonny Trunk‘s forthcoming Fuel publication, simply titled Own Label, that documents the alluring modernism of the packaging. I suspect the book will … Continue reading






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