The first things we get asked when we talk about A Bit Slow is What is Slow Design? So to explain we thought we’d share a quote with you from the founder of the Slow movement Carlo Petrini which sums it up perfectly. The contrast should not be between slowness and speed – slow versus fast – but rather between attention and distraction; slowness, in fact, is not so much a question of duration as of an ability to distinguish and evaluate, with... Read More
There has been a monumental shift in how people are thinking about and re-imagining how they live, and how they want to live in their homes and in their communities. Pocket Neighbourhoods is relatively a new term introduced by the American architect Ross Chapin.
If you were ever planning to make something with clay only to then realize that’s the one thing you forgot to buy, never fear there’s an easy way of making clay with some simple household items. Now there exist many recipes for home-made clay, I’m about to show you my way. Once you do it [...]
Since moving to Berlin in mid October I’ve been keeping myself busy discovering the city. One of the great opportunities I’ve had since I’ve been here is the chance to work with French artist Aurélie Moigno, the incredibly talented founder of fashion and home accessories brand Franfrantou. I will keep you up to date with some of our projects and work in progress but for now [...]
My phone is dying. The requiem has begun and I don’t know what to do. In this modern age of technology we become terribly attached to our gadgets, my phone has seen me through almost 4 years of my life that’s longer than most relationships i’ve been in). Most people would say it’s done a [...]