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Meetups and Events

This category covers a whole heap of different things. Mostly it covers meetups and events, usually in London but quite often somewhere else. It also may include exhibitions, shows and other informative events which I attend. Hopefully quite interesting.

An Overlander for the day on a Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer with Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)

June 23rd, 2013 by Richard Stowey

HUBB UK VFR1200X Crosstourer

I got the chance to take Honda’s new VFR1200X Crosstourer out for a couple of days, and decided to head on up to the HUBB UK 2013 event at Donnington Park on the 1st June, to step into the world of Overlanding for a day. I love my Honda CB600F Hornet, but given the chance to take an adventure, why not have something fit for purpose?

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Agile Product Management Meetup at ProductTank

November 13th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

ProductTank - Agile Product Management

Agile Product Management was the subject for October’s ProductTank, with talks from Roman Pichler, Harvey Wheaton and Tom Loosemore. Agile management is an iterative method of determining requirements for projects in a highly flexible and interactive manner, and on client side projects working to budgetary requirements, rather than fixed scopes and specifications, it is being adopted by many organisations.

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North Kingdom Digital Monarchy – D&AD President’s Lecture at Institute of Education, London

May 25th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

North Kingdom FUCK rule

I recently had the chance to see North Kingdom as part of a D&AD Presidents Lecture in London. Hosted by Sanky from AllofUs, the event allowed two of North Kingdom to spread the word about their creative practice.

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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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The Zen of HTML 5 by Bruce Lawson of Opera #londonweb Meetup

January 24th, 2011 by Richard Stowey

Bruce Lawson from Opera at #londonweb

I recently attended a talk by Bruce Lawson from Opera at the London Web meetup group. It proved to be an interesting insight into HTML 5 and the future of the web, including some interesting audience questions near the end.

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Digital Project Managers London Meetup #2

December 9th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

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Ive just started planning the second Digital Project Managers London Meetup. The next one is on the 26th January 2011.

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Outrace Audi Production Line Robots at the London Design Festival 2010

September 19th, 2010 by Richard Stowey

Outrace - London Design Festival 2010

Friday marked the launch of the London Design Festival with the writing of the words “LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2010 IS NOW OPEN” on the set of Audi production line robots which have been placed in Trafalgar Square.

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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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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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