This must be the place

8th October, 2011

‘This must be the place’ is a series of short films that explore the idea of home; what makes them, how they represent us, why we need them.

This film is about a John Coffer, ( it was at this point I was going to label him, but I would prefer not to – just watch and make you’re own mind up).

A thought that popped into my head as I watched it was that as tranquil as it looks, he is made out to be a bit of a loner, which is a shame as this may deter others from reassessing and learning to live more rationally.


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German author Patrick Suskind’s first novel ‘Das Parfum’ had a profound effect when I first read it. Beautifully written, it sparked my interest in one of our often ignored, or at least, poorly understood five primary senses, smell. Read on…

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Considering how much affinity I have for typography, graphic design and communication graphics, I rarely spend much time on them here. So how about starting to fix that with this beautifully executed magazine refresh Read on…

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With some great examples of optical illusion, Beau Lotto explores how we see what we see. Read on…

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Supporting my theory from my previous post on our dormant senses, this video follows the story of Ben Underwood a kid who lost his eyes to cancer aged three and has managed to figure a way of ‘seeing’ without them. Read on…

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I have a fascination with our abilities to perceive and have often thought, as I’m sure many others have, that we have other abilities beyond our five generally accepted senses. Read on…

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A musical masterpiece was produced in 1972 by Ernie Hines. Read on…

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Wrapping up this weekend’s subject of Decisions with what is considered, at least in western 20th century lore to be one of the great lines of our times Read on…

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Continuing the topic of Decision Making… One of the core stages of moving from decision to action is at the arrival of a tipping point.
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Great lecture from Simon Sinek on the importance of believing in what you do. Read on…

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Now for a subject that we should all consider with greater regularity… Decision making. Specifically, what drives us to make decisions. Read on…

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Stefan Sagmeister is rounding up some Kickstarter coin to produce a film on the subject of Happiness. Read on…

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Joaquin Sorolla is one of the great Spanish painters. Read on…

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With the imminent launch of the new iPhone comes what could potentially evolve into the mass market take-up of a paradigm shift in human-computer interaction… Mobile Voice Recognition. Read on…

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A flat sheet of plastic that uses live hinges held with knurled screws that will fold and unfold into a two-man DIY yacht – cool. Read on…

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‘This must be the place’ is a series of short films that explore the idea of home; what makes them, how they represent us, why we need them. Read on…

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You will have undoubtedly heard and seen the torrent of sadness, praise and opinions on Steve Jobs over the past couple of days since his death Read on…