On March 6 2006 we decided it might be an idea to start a blog (you can find the remnants of that over here - though we transported nearly all those posts over to this site too).
Things in the digital world were quite different back then – you weren’t on Facebook, you didn’t tweet unless you were a bird (Twitter launched in July that year), and Tumblr wasn’t even on the horizon. You would have still been using buttons on your phone to make calls (though we were looking forward to that all changing), and video calls were still something you only really saw in sci-fi movies. Microsoft was getting excited about something called Zune.
Six full years later, we’re still banging on about design and visual culture and stuff. And according to our slightly temperamental feed counter, over four thousand of you are paying attention on the blog itself, with a thousand or so of you over on Facebook, and around a thousand on Twitter. (Hello! to each and every one of you. You’re lovely.)
So we just wanted to say thanks for reading, and for commenting now and again.
If you’ve really been paying attention, you’ll have noticed that we’ve been posting a bit less recently. That’s partly because of Twitter – there’s a lot of stuff that we would previously have blogged, but now just tweet. But also, you know, we’ve just been busy. Particularly with our work over at the Ministry of Stories and Hoxton Street Monster Supplies. (Have you bought anything there yet? You should.)
This coming year, we really want to spend some more time making stuff, rather than blogging about it, so it might get a little quieter still. But we’re not planning on going silent just yet.
So stay tuned. Here’s to the next six.