My normal response to this question in public is, “It's well-crafted and well-considered.” Which leaves enough room for an expanded answer if so desired.
The redesign of the NAGB website was a much needed and practical response to both the vibrant and growing Bahamian art community and also, the dramatic increase in internet connectivity on the islands, and Caribbean region.
The Fete Type project makes its television debut on C News. Thank you Soyini Grey for putting Agyei and myself on the spot to talk about Trinidad's fete sign culture and to shine light on this often overlooked part of our design culture and visual landscape.
In relation to Sharon Millar's The Whale House and Other Stories, Trinidadian readers while turning pages, will find proof just out the window—in the Northern Range or the Oropouche River—or memories there of. A certain authentication between readers of the soil and author.
Why is our marker for “good” design based on someone else’s cultural experience?
26 uppercase letters came bundled in brown paper from Bruce. Hand painted black letters on 14'' x 10'' white bristol board.
However the call of foreign, is met by the response of hand painted fete signs. Illegally posted on the electricity poles that plague Trinidad.
The walls of the garage are a neutral pink. It becomes a yard in the back and a driveway with a simple gate in front. His clients park up and everything is in plain sight — signs, paintbrushes and Bruce.