September 28, 2011 @ 2:30 PM

Carrie Reichardt was kind enough to open her doors for an evening with the Baroness in her mosaic wonderland. Dubbed as 'The Treatment Rooms' her west London home is being transformed into an influential community arts project, each wall tackling it's own range of social and political injustices. The inspiration was born from a longstanding friendship with Luis Ramirez, an innocent man on death row in Texas. After writing to Luis for nearly 6 years and learning of the injustices of Capital Punishment, Carrie decided that his story (and those of many others) must be heard.

"His murder by the State of Texas compelled me to dedicate my creative energies to trying to engage with others and raise awareness about injustice&............

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September 27, 2011 @ 11:22 AM

After a six year R&D project to redesign the UK ambulances I had the pleasure of joining the design team (Ed Matthews and Gianpaolo Fusari) in the project's final stages. As mentioned in the previous post, the inclusive design approach is aiming to redesign the entire system of healthcare, starting with the interior of current ambulances.

The prototype was build around an old Australian ambulance purchased on Ebay, after gutting the interior the new fitout was created in fiberglass panels and installed by the English manufacturer who assemble lotus sports cars.

I was then asked to design the graphics for the prototype, including a huge vinyl wrap for the outside as well as a range of internal ......

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September 4, 2011 @ 11:12 PM

Besides working at the Helen Hamlyn Centre (London) I've been involved in local community development with 'Well furnished', a grass roots social centre and Artist co-op. We have been utilising empty shop fronts and bringing life and creativity back to dead spaces. This has included building galleries and performance spaces as well as running exhibitions, conscious cafes, poetry nights, bike workshops, craft sessions and other wholesome activities.

Next 3 images by Rimvydas Ivoskis

Photo courtesy of RIM

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