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Where do I have to go?

What to I have to do?

What can I do? What can’t I do?

Everyday we ask these questions, and everyday we’d like the answers. The easier they are to find the easier our lives feel.

Some thoughts about Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA)

So, the UK government have decided that by the end of this year, the nutritional information on the front of foods will all look the same.

Will this actually happen? Hard to say, but if it does, it would be nice to think that whatever tablets of stone are handed down, they are more about the interests of the user (or in this case the eater) than a token display of information that’s fairly meaningless to most of us.

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0 comments / March 11th, 2013

New York parking signs – could they get even better?

So, it seems a lot of people are very excited about the new parking signs created by Pentagram for New York City. And why not, it’s a huge change to one of New York’s iconic images. The existing design and Pentagram’s new design  Before I start going all negative, I should point out that the […]

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2 comments / January 8th, 2013

Plain language and information design collide

In the name of International Plain Language Day, the brilliant Frances and Candice at Simplified in Johannesburg asked me if I could use my information design skills on a piece of work they had done.

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0 comments / October 12th, 2012

UK train ticket redesign

The information design geek in me took special notice of a post by Daniel Gray, about the excessive number of train tickets he received for a return journey.
simplified uk train ticket design

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41 comments / June 20th, 2011