Month: November 2018

Dieter Rams and the Value of Well Designed Gadgets

(As included in West Country Life, Nov 2018) Look at any piece of technology today and it will be instantly recognisable that the overall look and feel is just as important as the functions. In many instances the design may actually be more important than anything else not only in helping manufacture and sell the […]

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Post War Hobby Electronics

Back in the 1960s and 70s there were two types of electronic gadget you could buy- the slick and finished product and the do-it-yourself kit. While the finished item would naturally cost more and appeal to a lazy public who didn’t care what was inside the shiny plastic case (just so long as it worked), […]

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