Tuesday, 26 May 2009


Dear dispatched, the independent training type designer refuses to die! Reading has been beautiful in the past two months. I indulged with long walks by the Thames and generous grilling in various friend’s houses, but mostly I’ve been bent on my laptop drawing letters for my typeface, either at the department (where I can print!) or at home in the cave:

cave’s cave

I’m still cooking every now and then, but mostly I’m either panicking or procrastinating because of the impending deadline for our practical project. My brief is a bit ambitious and I’m not sure I can pull it off, but I decided to come to terms with the fact that whatever I come up with will never be good enough for my standards: it’s a student project, I’m OK with that.

Today we have Fred Smeijers giving some feedback on our projects, on thursday there’s a lecture from Matthew Carter in London at the St Bride Library, and next week we’re all going to the Netherlands for the usual MATD trip. We’re busy!

Meanwhile, here’s a rose from the front yard in my apartment in Foxhill road:

Foxhill rose