Stephen Jones headress on Jourdan Dunn

What I Want For Christmas

This is what i want for Christmas. This headdress by milliner extraordinaire, Stephen Jones, as sported by Jourdan Dunn during the Olympics Closing Ceremony. (While i’m at it Jourdan’s face, body and the arm Gandy wouldn’t go amiss but it’s the headdress i want). Despite the fact that I’ve not been naughty, I suspect it will have got lost in Santa’s online shopping delivery. Oh well! … Continue reading What I Want For Christmas

Touching the Torch (London 2012 Olympics)

I’m an Olympicaholic and was desperate to touch or see an Olympic medal or Olympian during London 2012. Well I did get to see a medal – in fact, I saw hundreds – every single one since 1904 at an Olympic Exhibition at the Royal Opera House. Doesn’t count though does it? And here I am with Olympic Torch. If the flame had been lit … Continue reading Touching the Torch (London 2012 Olympics)

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12 Brit Artists Create Posters For 2012 Olympic & Paralympic games

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games posters 12 British artists including Martin Creed, Chris Ofili and Tracey Emin have created poster for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games. Which is your favourite?   Continue reading 12 Brit Artists Create Posters For 2012 Olympic & Paralympic games

Olympic logos from 1924 to 2012

Interesting when you see all the logos side by side how similar some of them look (hello Barcelona and Sydney) and how design has evolved. Munich (in a good way) and London (let’s say interesting) really stand out for doing their own thing. Sadly I don’t think London will stand the test of time.  As i’ve previously mentioned, to me it is the comic sans … Continue reading Olympic logos from 1924 to 2012