As a designer, it’s so easy to go through what I like to call a creative drought in that you get so caught up in the daily grind of what your client wants that your own inner creativity can dry up, as a result your work becomes mediocre and begins to lack passion and inspiration. When this happens STOP! Take a step back and recognise it. I had to. My best designs have come to me when I have been free from the constraints of time and routine and allowed myself to go out and see the exhibition I wanted or watch the latest art programme on TV and this is when the upcycling began: BBC’s The Great Interior Design Challenge; who would have thought that finding something old and creating anew could be so rewarding and open a whole other level of creativity…and what fun!
This is our new Piet Mondrian inspired clock, upcycled from a worn out, old, broken clock in need of some love and attention.