sneak peek: absolute zero degrees


keith stephenson at absolute zero degrees sent over our next sneak peek. without even knowing it, keith is behind some of my favorite graphic design books in the rotovision “communicating with pattern” series. today i’m totally digging his UK-based live work/space. the numeric stools are definitely my favorite, but i love the way that subtle patterns weave their way through the entire space. click here for more images of this amazing space. [thanks, keith!] anne

  1. Lynne says:

    Aagh, I recognise these – I’ve featured two of those wallpapers on my blog! I have totally lined up the swallow cluster wallpaper for my living room, but in the black and white colourway – although that grey one does look very interesting…

  2. Lynne says:

    PS What a great idea to number those stools – I totally thought they were something expensive I couldn’t afford. If you don’t mind, what kind of paint did you use? Did you then varnish it?

  3. hi lynne – we used an eggshell paint – directly on the surface no prep! (i know terrible isn’t it?!) and no varnish – they have lasted for 6 years so we did something right! :) If you do some post a pic on your blog so we can see what you do.


  4. michiel says:

    oh man, what’s the name of that clock in the first picture? I LOVE it!

  5. the clock in the studio is an old clock from the 60’s that they had in UK banks.


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