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Still need to do a proof print and then refine the first two…
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sketched this over the weekend and will carve it soon…
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The world is a little darker without one of the most brilliant contemporary American designers… He made things better, beautiful and fun… He was an incredible artist and designer..

Beautiful

19/11/2007 — Leave a comment

From the NY Times (as usual)… What a beautiful portrait…

Beauty = Simplicity + Power

The movie chronicling the 1000 journals project is finally about to be released at the AFI Film Festival in L.A. next month. The project has even been nominated for a People’s Design Award! Cool deal.

Reflecting…

26/07/2007 — Leave a comment

This photo about summarizes my life in Sweden…
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People keep asking me if I miss it…

I was in a bookshop today and tripped over the new book about the 1000 journals project. With an almost magnetic draw, it caught my attention and found its way home with me. I was tickled to be reminded of the project – years ago I had the good fortune to trip over one of the journals (and the site) and added my own piece to the puzzle. I was living in Northern Europe at the time, and sent it off to Berlin when the time came.

Several weeks later, I was contacted to participate in the documentary about the project (apparently my story about journal #311 and its extended sojourn in my studio and my friend’s 18th century attic was interesting) but ultimately my lifelong shyness won out, and I declined. I suppose I’m a little curious what it would’ve been like to be associated as one of the faces behind this project, but not enough to regret my decision to maintain relative anonymity and personal privacy.

Here’s where I endorse the book – buy it – since you’ll have better luck finding the book in your local lefty bookshop, than one of the elusive 1000 journals….

And if a visual synopsis of a thousand journals-worth of collective art still leaves you unsatisfied, try signing up for the next chapter of the project – 1001 journals