I think the pestle and mortar is a design marvel! Although they have varied dramatically in size and material throughout their long and impressive history, they are simple, timeless and, above all, amazingly enduring.
Getting a good quality cut on most flat paper and card like materials generally has always been a requirement for my work, especially to get an accurate, sharp edge. My trusty Swann Morton No3 Scalpel excels.
The door handle - an architectural fetish with an unambiguous purpose! We asked RichingsGreetham friend and renowned Norwich-based Architect, Charles Emberson, what design is top of his list when it comes to door handles.
I grew up in the light of the post-war 50’s optimistic prosperity and the style revolutionary 60’s & 70’s so I was excited to take delivery of these mass-produced 1960’s ceramics that I found on German eBay.
Many years ago, I stumbled across this rather wonderful infinitely adjustable sculpture. Its striking appearance meant it soon became a talking point in the meeting room at RG HQ - so I wanted to share it with you!
I’ve always had a strong fascination, love and identification with design and quality.
My most recent purchase was a 1950’s 26oz Coca-Cola ‘Family Size' bottle. I bought it on Ebay from a seller in upstate New York.