Category Archives: design

Phone box aesthetics and nice mozzarella…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected colours are: broccoli burgundy, yammer yellow, gleek green, oubliette orange, baloo brown, menhir mauve, and that special deep shade of ultra violet that only I in the world can see. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Yesterday I … Continue reading

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It was an idea about a cloud…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word jutting. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, it was the other afternoon, I was sitting on a bus going home when I noticed that the sky was pretty empty … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 30…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to lay it flat on the bench, round off the four corners using a rasp and your half round bastard file (HRBF) – use winding sticks (WS) to check for flatness – take … Continue reading

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It’s Avenger-Trek again…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual china teapot is the one shaped like the sound of a villainous chuckle from the dusty corner of a darkened chamber. An excellent pourer, but it does cool the tea somewhat. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I love … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 29…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old U.S. expletive is – I’ll be John Browned! A rather pissy watered down euphemism for – I’ll be Goddamned! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Doh! I’ll never get up to date with posting my photos from a year … Continue reading

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This is not art. No. 27…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s ancient Egyptian deity, the one with the single feather headdress and the nice feathery arms, is the Goddess Maat. Her associations are: order, truth, justice. (Maat) >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Striking isn’t it? And eye-catching too! I reckon … Continue reading

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Design: Bus shelters – oh look, that’s a novel one!…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected fish names are: the Asiatic Glassfish, the Devil Ray, the Goblin Shark, the King of the Herrings, and the Pelican Gulper. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I see that the Dulltown Council have had a couple of … Continue reading

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