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We Heart, February 2014

This article was written 10 years ago.

My profile on Glaswegian design duo, Timerous Beasties for British design and lifestyle blog, We Heart…
Timerous Beasties

I have been aware of Timerous Beasties since they started etching highly detailed and floral patterns into concrete, a juxtaposition that really tickled me. Better known for their subversive take on the often twee world of textile and wallpaper design, Timerous Beasties was founded in Glasgow in 1990 by Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons. I spoke to Paul to find out more about how their minds work. We talked post-punk, self-deprecation and brain surgery.

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Katie Treggiden is also the founder and director of Making Design Circular — an international membership community and online learning platform for environmentally conscious designers, makers, artists and craftspeople.
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