Kate Andrews is a socially engaged design writer and consultant based in the UK. Since graduating with a First Class Honours in Graphic Design and a Merit Award from The International Society of Typographic Designers, Kate has worked with a number of clients including; thomas.matthews (Greengaged), thinkpublic, Design21, Synectics and the SocialDesignSite. As an avid blogger and user of social media, Kate is passionate for the power that Communication Design has to impact social change. Kate has recently been accepted as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (RSA), is co-leading the London Chapter of Project H Design and is currently undertaking her Masters Degree in MA Design Writing Criticism, at London College of Communication.
Pitched to be this year's most talked-about climate change film, The Age of Stupid is a new movie from director Franny Armstrong (of McLibel) and producer John Battsek (of One Day In September).
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Hay may be for horses, but straw bales also make an excellent sustainable building material. Constructed by former accountant Carol Atkinson, The Straw Bale Cabin in East Yorkshire is the UK’s
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Early on a sunlit mid-September morning, on the banks of The Grand Union Canal in London, 25 designers, writers and academics from London Design Festival's Greengaged hub, took residence on the
Young British design graduate Zoe Murphy is a rising star we discovered at this month's TENT London design exhibit. Inspired by her seaside home of Margate, Zoe has created a collection of
Designed by Tom Raffield, co-founder of Sixixis, these beautiful Ash Pendant lamps are formed from 80 meters worth of locally-sourced FSC-certified English ash. Their delicate interwoven shades
Composed entirely from damaged PET bottles and an eclectic assortment of found bottle caps, CAPtivate is an innovative lamp designed by London based studio and gallery Lula Dot. A gorgeous
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