Author Archives: Samuel Palin

Britain’s feckless chip-munchers

Or why laying into Jamie Oliver doesn’t butter any parnsips. There was a time when no one had a bad word to say about Jamie Oliver. After ‘Peak Jamie’, when he gurned at us from every TV and sauce pot

Britain’s feckless chip-munchers

Or why laying into Jamie Oliver doesn’t butter any parnsips. There was a time when no one had a bad word to say about Jamie Oliver. After ‘Peak Jamie’, when he gurned at us from every TV and sauce pot

Trace

Trace is a collection of ceramic tiles inspired by the iterative forms of nature, designed by Conran for British Ceramic Tile. I helped name the tiles in the collection, and wrote the packaging copy.

Trace

Trace is a collection of ceramic tiles inspired by the iterative forms of nature, designed by Conran for British Ceramic Tile. I helped name the tiles in the collection, and wrote the packaging copy.

Ten Green Bottles

Conran were asked to add a dash of design to Britain’s favourite gin, Gordon’s. I wrote copy that told the design story, and a script for the below video, which helped net Ten Green Bottles a Diageo Marketing Brilliance Award:

Ten Green Bottles

Conran were asked to add a dash of design to Britain’s favourite gin, Gordon’s. I wrote copy that told the design story, and a script for the below video, which helped net Ten Green Bottles a Diageo Marketing Brilliance Award:

The Legacy List

Working at Conran Singh, I developed a communications strategy for The Legacy List, the charity entrusted with turning the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a thriving community resource. This involved identifying key stakeholders and suggesting creative ways to engage them. The

The Legacy List

Working at Conran Singh, I developed a communications strategy for The Legacy List, the charity entrusted with turning the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a thriving community resource. This involved identifying key stakeholders and suggesting creative ways to engage them. The

Loop

Loop is a home energy monitoring device with a fun, friendly user interface. I was the copywriter on Loop’s design team. Our brief was to capture the imaginations of people other than bean counters and green crusaders: to make saving energy

Loop

Loop is a home energy monitoring device with a fun, friendly user interface. I was the copywriter on Loop’s design team. Our brief was to capture the imaginations of people other than bean counters and green crusaders: to make saving energy

Give the young someone to vote for

I wrote this piece for the Guardian just before the 2010 General Election. It was followed by a panel interview on Channel4’s Alternative Election Night with Armando Iannucci and David  In the next couple of months, Britain will go to

Give the young someone to vote for

I wrote this piece for the Guardian just before the 2010 General Election. It was followed by a panel interview on Channel4’s Alternative Election Night with Armando Iannucci and David  In the next couple of months, Britain will go to