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As I stated in a previous post, I and my class recently received a talk from Patricia Van Den Akker CEO of the Design Trust about finding our niche. I have now completed the first step in this 9 step process and I wish to stare my results. This firs
  During my lecture today an idea came to me. This idea allowed me to test my online information that’s present to future employers. It’s vital that when a new employer searches for you they find relevant and positive information. I have al
Taking the next step into the NESTA tool kit we looked into the 7p’s of marketing. These factors are the key steps that can ensure that your business offer is in alignment with your company’s business strategy. Using these as tools you c
The third step to finding your niche is to plan your goals. Planning your goals involves you first selecting them, once you have done so decide when you wish to achieved them by and fill in the gaps in between now and then.  I selected 3 po
Finding your role models can really help you to discover what you are passionate about in this world. Step 2 of Patricia Van Den Akker’s 9 steps to finding your niche asks you to find between 6 and 8 people that you believe to be your role models.
So after attending the Glasgow DesignSpeck workshop it’s time to start developing our research into some working concepts to be prototyped in January. Rebecca and I have been looking into both the kitchen and social interaction within the home
Textile Futures as a module has been an exploration into different manufacturing and printing processes. For one of my final outcomes I have decided to make use of the sublimation printing facilities within the textile department in conjunction wit
Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde can create a cloud in a room. Using specially moderated moisture levels as well as well placed lighting for a split second he can create then photograph a cloud seemingly peaceful within a man made environment. When aske
So as we enter 2013 I was lucky enough to spend the first few days in London, enjoying the sights and the new furniture gallery within the V&A museum. The gallery displays over 200 examples of the best in furniture design from all over the world
So the first semester of third year is over and so we have held an exhibition for the previous 21st Century Barometer project and created a website: Digital Hallway This was the first time I have been involved in creating an exhibition space that r
So recently for my project, I have been looking into interesting buildings in and around Glasgow. One particular building I have been looking at is the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) on Royal Exchange Square. I have been doing some quick sketches of th
I started listening to The Black Keys just last year and I have to say…I am addicted! They are an amazing rock duo from Akron, Ohio and formed in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach (guitar and vocals) and Patrick Carney (Drums).  They be