Category Archives: design

Mind the Vulture! Cautionary fundraising tales.


Writing about business on Fortewinks is unusual … but SMEs are the lifeblood of British economy and COVID is not their friend. Many of mine run their own businesses and this is important right now. As Forte Medical approaches reopening … Continue reading

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Frames, facades, finials and flourishes: how buildings tell stories.


I have a window fetish. There, I’ve said it. Mullions or muntins* of different widths make my hair stand on end; they let the building down, its facade a jumble. Simply put, both God and the Devil are in the detail … Continue reading

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