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[ The Design Of Everyday Things ]

Don’t drink the toilet water…


…because it is recycled.

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Design Sojourn Consulting is Open for Business!

Image by David Lofink

Design Sojourn Consulting officially opened for business today, and what a day it was! This first momentous day started slowly but ended with a heart pounding and diaphragm aching bang. I’ll tell you more about that story for sure!

Read more about this here.

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My Brand New Beginning

Kohi Sunrise

Sorry for that cliffhanger of an ending in that last post where I announced that I would be leaving Philips Design at the end of September. I like to be a little dramatic at times and I thought it would be a nice lead in to the story I’m going to tell you today.

So what, you may ask, am I going to do next?

Read the full write up here.

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Have You Ever Wondered What I Did During the Day?

It might not come as a surprise to most of you, but this design blogger has an alter ego as a design professional during the day! While it may seem that way at times, especially at 2 am, my life does not revolve around Design Sojourn. I don’t really talk much about my professional work on this blog, as I do like to keep my blog and work separate. Design Sojourn is a blog about my own personal views on design, and not about work. (Seen the disclaimer on the right?) However, from time to time, I make exceptions partly because the information is now in the public domain, and partly because I just can’t resist sharing it!

Read the full post here.

[ The Design Of Everyday Things ]

Vandal protection for a public lift

That also got vandalised!

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Design Sojourn Blog

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Objects of Desire

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