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You are Your Brand

October 4th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Unevolved Brand #93

It’s beginning to make perfect sense.

The power of the individual, the importance of personal brand and the ability for an individual to control what they do and how they do it has never been clearer and easier. All this, even though thanks to the internet, the personal brand has more facets to control, manipulate and keep track of.

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Categories: Branding, Culture

Coke Brand Guidelines Snippet

June 23rd, 2011 by Richard Stowey

coke brand

Outside the Design Museum in London at the moment in the think tank is a bit about the history of Coke (Coca Cola, that is)…

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Categories: Branding, London, Marketing

Three-dimensional Repeating Patterns

June 14th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

I’ve been quite interested recently in repeating three-dimensional patterns. Specifically in lighting, architectural spaces and places where lights and objects can be used to give more life to bland spaces, but also as a way of creating a focal point.

So, I’ve created a new Flickr group to help combine these types of images. Take a look at the slideshow below, or check out the Three-dimensional Repeating Patterns group on Flickr.

More GoPro Awesomeness

June 9th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

GoPro
Honda Hornet at Home
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Categories: Photography

Tate Modern Sunflower Seeds Toxicity Responsibility

May 18th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Tate Modern Ai Weiwei Sunflower Seeds Unilever Series

I recently visited the Tate Modern just before the Sunflower Seeds exhibition by Ai Weiwei closed. I didn’t expect to be exposed to lead paint and silica dust.

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John Pawson Plain Space Architecture Exhibition @ The Design Museum

March 26th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

John Pawson Plain Space Exhibition at the Design Museum

Donald Judd describes John Pawson’s work as ‘The simple expression of complex thought’. The exhibition on Pawson’s work at the Design Museum, which ended recently, shows a great overview of his design approach and methodology to architectural practice.

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Whistler 2009/10 – A Season to Remember Snowboarding Video

August 4th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Whistler 2009/10 – A Season to Remember is a video my brother Miles created after his season in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada for the 2009/10 season.

I thought I would share this because, not only is the video really well put together but, the experience for me was amazing and i’d definitely recommend visiting Whistler and Vancouver again.

The video shows how brilliant the skiing and snowboarding in Whistler is, how beautiful the blue sky is in contrast to the snowboarders below and what an excellent playground for snowboarding Whistler is.

I’m the one in the orange Jacket!! Enjoy!

Categories: Photography

Richmond Photowalk 2010

July 31st, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Worldwide Photowalk 2010 - Richmond, London

Scot Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk is an event which takes place each year around the world where photographers come together in groups to take pictures within their local areas. Last year I went to the Bristol event, but since moving to London 9 months ago, I decided this year to take part in the Richmond event on this years photowalk day.

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Medium Format Film Cameras Are A Real Alternative

July 30th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Zeiss Ikon Nettar (518 / 16)

I have a few different cameras. The one I most use is my Nikon D90. I can take thousands of pictures and all it costs me is a little electricity and the time it takes to process them. Since the dawn of the new digital revolution with digital cameras popping out of people’s chests across the world at a rapid rate, the price of medium format cameras have gone down! Which makes it a great opportunity to get into it.

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Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams at The Design Museum

March 2nd, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Less and More: The Ethos of Dieter Rams

I took some time out to visit the Dieter Rams exhibition at the Design Museum. Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams is in it’s last weeks, an I wanted to take a look before it moved on or disappeared forever. I thought it might be a good place to see some of his products in the flesh and take a few photos.

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