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The Medici Effect

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The Medici Effect author Frans Johansson, describes the term as innovation that takes place when discipline and ideas intersect in different sectors. Johansson’s book name comes from the wealthy banker’s family De Medici, by influence in Italy around the 15th century.  The Medici family have encouraged the painters, sculptures, architects, poets to come up with inspiring ideas, since the family have unleashed creativity. The Medici effect can be evoked by bringing employees from different business […]

Exhibition Review: Sir John Soane’s Museum

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Looking at the past, what now seems like utopia.   During Soane’s lifetime he constantly tinkered with the arrangement of his objects and the surrounding physical spaces, resulting in series of architectural experiments and innovative systems for displays. It is often the purposeful juxtaposition of objects, and the dialogue that emerges between them – rather than the attributes of individual object in isolation – that provides the most compelling aspects of Soane’s collection. Each of […]