Actually taken from a Facebook photo site called ‘The Other 98 per cent’ . I thought it amusing and relevant to the discussion last week in as much as we associate all the modern media such as mobiles/ipads,pods and kindles … Continue reading
Recently attended a talk about the pioneer of early non-fiction film, Charles Urban, who was also one of the creators of an early colour film process, Kinemacolor . By 1912 his company occupied this entire building in Wardour St, Soho … Continue reading
No matter how modern the media gets, all it still takes is one light to fail on the branding to send completely the opposite message.
Walking past this whilst thinking on the subject of a forthcoming lecture on the use of buildings as advertising space, it struck me that one of the earliest forms of this and, naturally still continued to this day, is the … Continue reading
Whilst walking through Trafalgar Sq. on my way to a Mediated City lecture at Birkbeck College I happened across a classic example of modern media event. A huge model of the latest Microsoft product had been placed below Nelson’s column. … Continue reading
A reminder still on the wall of a private Bloomsbury residence that though a certain style of mediated image has long since fallen out of use the message can still remain. Having long since served its original purpose it now … Continue reading
Only in the 21st Century could you have an exterior shop ad couched in a Dickensian ‘Christmassy’ font extolling the traditional hot pie with a helpful reminder that an e-top up is also available.