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alex johnson
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designjunction sheds at London Design Festival
Design show designjunction is up and running in London's King's Cross around Granary Square as part of the annual London Design Festival until Sunday. Look out for the eight bespoke
red sheds/tiny houses filled with, what it says here are, "immersive desig...
Design show designjunction is up and running in London's King's Cross around Granary Square as part of the annual London Design Festi...
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Property Search Group: Shedworkers
A nice piece in Welsh News Extra about Property Search Group which has left its previous HQ on an industrial estate and gone down the garden office route in a model designed by Rubicon Garden Rooms . As a result, the owners Julian and Kerry Lee say they are...
A nice piece in Welsh News Extra about Property Search Group which has left its previous HQ on an industrial estate and gone down the g...
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How to decorate a garden office
An excellently detailed pictorial post at Lobster and Swan by Jeska who runs The Future Kept home decor shop shows how she put together the interior of her new Swedish-style garden shed (a B&Q 6x4 Apex Shetland shed painted in Cuprinol Terracotta Garden Sha...
An excellently detailed pictorial post at Lobster and Swan by Jeska who runs The Future Kept home decor shop shows how she put togeth...
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Why people hide in the garden office
New research by Shedstore.co.uk indicates that a fifth of people admit to hiding from their partners and children in the shed, with 1 in 7 spending at least 10 hours in there each week. More than a third describe it as their sanctuary. Almost four in ten of...
New research by Shedstore.co.uk indicates that a fifth of people admit to hiding from their partners and children in the shed, with 1 in...
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Roald Dahl's writing shed was inspired by Dylan Thomas's writing shed
One of the most famous modern shedworkers Roald Dahl was inspired to build his own garden office (pictured top) to escape the distractions of family life following a trip to see Dylan Thomas 's writing hut (pictured above) in Wales. In an interview with the...
One of the most famous modern shedworkers Roald Dahl was inspired to build his own garden office (pictured top) to escape the distra...
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Grow bookcase
A solid wood contoured shape and metal backsplashes compose a sculptural totem with a vertical development, where exhibiting objects or storing books. Paolo Salvadè
A solid wood contoured shape and metal backsplashes compose a sculptural totem with a vertical development, where exhibiting objects or storing books. Paolo Salvadè
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MINI LIVING 'Forests': spaces between spaces
    At the London Design Festival which runs from tomorrow for a week, MINI is collaborating with Asif Khan, whose installation MINI LIVING “Forests” explores three interpretations of “spaces between spaces", better known as 'third places' (something that f...
At the London Design Festival which runs from tomorrow for a week, MINI is collaborating with Asif Khan, whose installation MINI ...
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Book partition
More books are printed every year, read and discarded. Even though many
are taken to charity shops, they mostly go unsold and the charities have
to pay for the books to be sent to landfill.
The Paperback Partition is made from this waste, creating an
aes...
More books are printed every year, read and discarded. Even though many are taken to charity shops, they mostly go unsold and the charities have to pay for the books to be sent to landfill. The Paperback Partition is made fro...
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Baker's Dozen Bookcase
Bring a utilitarian touch to your abode with this shelved ironwork unit from an English bakery at the turn of the 20th century. Moveable wheels. 203cm H, 195cm W, 61cm D Anthropologie
Bring a utilitarian touch to your abode with this shelved ironwork unit from an English bakery at the turn of the 20th century. Moveable wheels. 203cm H, 195cm W, 61cm D Anthropologie
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Reading steps
A 19th century structure removed from context and re-imagined. A
spiraling staircase – a fragment of a coil – standing in half shadow.
It’s no longer a means to go somewhere, it has become the somewhere.
Once held up by four walls, it is now re-mastered ...
A 19th century structure removed from context and re-imagined. A spiraling staircase – a fragment of a coil – standing in half shadow. It’s no longer a means to go somewhere, it has become the somewhere. Once held up by four ...
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Cemetery bookshelf: Jüdischer Friedhof Krems
The first public library in a Jewish cemetery. Designed as a memorial by Michael Clegg and Martin Guttman - the Jewish cemetery was virtually destroyed under the Third Reich - t he artists created these bookcases in Krems in the size and shape of a grave st...
The first public library in a Jewish cemetery. Designed as a memorial by Michael Clegg and Martin Guttman - the Jewish cemetery was virtually destroyed under the Third Reich - the artists created these bookcases in Krems in ...
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Much Ado Books staircase
New stairs, made with spines of old books. Much Ado Books
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Introduction
Improbable Libriares. Shedworking. The Independent. The Primary Club. Bookshelf. Cheese and apple sandwiches. Radio 3. Snooker.
Education
  • Bootham
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Journalist, blogger
Employment
  • Journalist, blogger, present
  • The Independent, NACC, Pearson, INM, Age Concern, NACC, Bear Publishing, PSP
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St Albans
Previously
York - Shropshire, Madrid, London,