Before forming Blue, Will lived and breathed brand identity, packaging and print in high profile design companies in both London and Sydney. This breadth of experience and awareness of commercial design has given him the skills and expertise to continue developing creative concepts for museums, in an increasingly competitive world.
As well as specializing in lighting, interactives, AV and graphic interpretation, Will is a very experienced project manager. It’s Will’s job to lead the design process through all stages from concept to installation, making sure concepts come to life, on time and in budget.
Picton Community Museum, New Zealand South Island. When I went there in 1992 it had a fantastically eclectic collection including the postman’s bike. There was no hint of exhibition designers!
It has to be Captain Oates’ sleeping bag in the Polar Museum. He cut it open at the bottom so that he could put his leg outside while sleeping - to keep it frozen so that he could still walk on it!
English Brogues, Karmann Ghia, Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic.
Edward McKnight Kauffer, 1890 - 1954.
The Chrysler Building, New York. Designed by William Van Alen, built between 1928 and 1930. A glorious Art Deco masterpiece.
Beijing to Moscow on the Trans-Manchurian Railway December 1991.
1969 Karmann Ghia.
The bicycle – over a billion people worldwide canʼt be wrong.
Hannibal Brooks, 1969. Oliver Reed is a prisoner of war, working in a zoo. He escapes over the Alps but cannot bear to leave behind Lucy, the elephant he’s been caring for.
Richard Burton, 1821-1890 (The explorer not the actor). He is described as a explorer, translator, writer, soldier, orientalist, ethnologist, linguist, poet, hypnotist, fencer and diplomat. He is reputed to have been able to speak 29 European, Asian, and African languages.
1900 to 1910.
Dolcelatte - blue veined Italian soft cheese.
English people wearing stars and stripes bandanas.