Inspiration? Manchester, white wine, the madness of India, Tracy Emin, travelling by train, Paul Madonna, limited-edition Coca-Cola bottles, stylebubble.typepad.com, late nights, Liberty department store, swimming outdoors, Jeff Koons, London at dawn, Vogue in my postbox, weird fonts, the grime of the East End, sitting on the floor in a bookshop, Vyner Street, crossing the Thames, the Sunday Times Style Magazine, Barbara Kruger, The Turner Prize, peeling layers of paint, supermarket shopping, Song Que Vietnamese, blogs, Pixar, reclamation shops, map reading, friends, Jane Eyre, competition, the highest numbers in a Pantone book, early 1990s House, Frieze Art Fair, Channel 4 idents, Thom Yorke, a fantastic bit of copy, Olympic achievements, my MacBook Pro, the calm of John Lewis stores, Rough Trade, Sarah Lucas, live music, Ren Cosmetics, Mark Titchner, New York, the top of a mountain, Chris Cunningham, a child’s opinion, stopping and watching, Him, Photoshop filters, my Oyster card, Sir John Soane’s Museum, being surprised, collaboration, camping in the rain, models on a catwalk, Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are, the pressure of a deadline. Like this one.
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