My name is Karl Toomey. I’m a designery-creative type, who under the name KTOOMS, enjoys noodling around with playful ideas. For the most part these take the form of self-published books, exhibition pieces, prototype products and the occasional large scale prank.
Me as a pot by Alice Wigley
Is Playfulness the creative tool we’re not making the most of? It’s Nice That (Opinion piece)
In The Making: 100 Archive (article)
- Nicer Tuesday (talk)
AIGA Eye on Design (article)
This Way Up (feature)
Pecha Kecha (talk)
- London Design Festival (interview)
- Designer Karl Toomey's new website reveals his secret dark side (interview)
Karl Toomey’s new book investigates whether large businesses have a sense of humour (interview)
Alongside my playful activity I work as an independent designer. You can see this work here.