From primitive sledges to cat-scratchers, Vice-Regal gravestones and nuclear accelerator towers – the range has indeed been broad, intriguing and challenging.

If nothing else, this does imply that the principles of design can apply to almost everything created by human beings – all the other things are, according HRH Prince Philip at a design seminar in London many years ago – created by God. I won’t buy into that argument here because I only have a few years of productive life left ! (more…)