Latest Posts from Lydia Farro

Goldfinger

Robert Brownjohn’s most well known work is his 1964 title sequence for the second James Bond movie Goldfinger. It took some inspiration from his first Bond movie title sequence, which filmed stills being projected onto a belly dancer.  The antidote is that when Brownjohn pitched the idea, he did so with himself, pushing his chest…

Robert Brown John

Robert Brownjohn was born in 1925 in Newark, New Jersey. His father, a bus driver, died at age twelve. He did the title sequence for the second James Bond Movie, and it was really good! His addiction to drugs, specifically heroin, and his fast-paced lifestyle led to his untimely death at the age of forty-four.…

Nelson Mandela’s Children Hospital

Nelson Mandela’s children hospital in Africa was posed with the issue of making an inherently stressful place less stressful. The designers used a way finding system to make it easier for families to navigate, and thus ease some unnecessary stress. To begin, they based the system off of one central metaphor. Since the hospital was…