Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

The 5th of July is the 70th anniversary of the creation of the National Health Service here in the UK, which fundamentally altered the public’s relationship to healthcare. In 1948 Aneurin “Nye” Bevan, the Health Secretary in Clement Attlee’s newly elected Labour government, pushed forward the ambitious plan to provide free healthcare to all; financed […]

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May Morris at the William Morris Gallery

Starting the new year with some design inspiration, I took myself along to the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow to catch their latest exhibition, on the life and work of May Morris, William’s younger daughter. It was a fantastic and comprehensive collection of her work; from the early designs she produced for Morris & co, […]

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