See For Yourself.
Design guru Rob Forbes has created an accessible handbook to help us uncover the beauty in the commonplace. See For Yourself reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us in the built environment.
Linking broad concepts such as composition and materiality to quotidian details such as the play of colour in hanging laundry or the repeated forms in a row of ice cream scoops, Forbes reveals how an appreciation of the hues, patterns and textures that surround us can enhance a life well lived.
We took inspiration from Forbes this week and sought out the beauty in the world around.
Here is what we saw: