In retrospect I don’t feel I could claim any significant event or spark of interest which led me into the world of design other than slowly realising that my high school recognised talents in physics, art and geometry, seemed to point toward architecture as a career.

In collating this portfolio of my work, however, I have come to realise that if there had been a course in design at the Manchester School of Art in 1940 then that may have attracted me rather than architecture because a quick glance at the many fields of design I have worked in during my life have ranged rather widely, indicating that design itself is an all-embracing and fundamental activity to many, if not all, of human aims. (more…)