Out of Ideas

At the last post we had a successful session as a group brainstorming ideas.  I had started my task of a minimum of 100 ideas and at about 30, my creativity started to dry up.  I thought I was good at this ideation malarkey but maybe I am most effective talking to other people about […]

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Think Big. Think Wild.

Friday arrives and we have a session with Clara.  A quick chat about ideation, different methods of approach, (some of which I have not heard before and will be a very useful option to try along the way), and the benefits of rapid conception starts the day. We then move on to the fun phase. […]

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No Man’s Land

Okay, I am officially lost. Blind. Confused. Struggling. I have thrown myself at this project and have done a lot of research in the problem space (ughhhh, I feel dirty using such a clichéd term), and as a result I really don’t know which direction this project is taking. Regardless, I plough on. I have […]

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False Start

We have chosen our tutors for the year (or least for our Subject component of the course).   I have gone with Theo.   Mr Speculative.   Captain Critical.   I aim to have a lot of fun this year and experiment with many of ideas, so Theo was the guy to go with. I’m […]

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Let’s Do This

Subject 3: The Last Stand   We return.     After a long summer, which went by far too quickly, we have entered the third and final year of Product Design.  This year counts so it is time to hit the ground running.  No messing around this time! We should have spent the summer thinking […]

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The Beginning

It is over. I have just presented my last piece of work as a level 5 student.  There is still around 10 days left of official term but my input is done and dusted. So, time for an end of year review.  Normally I  would leave it a few weeks and see how I feel, […]

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Black Sheep

Time to discuss the black sheep of the show: FUTURES!   The end of year show is not just about subject.  Even though we only have enough space to display two projects on our main boards, it would be a crime to not display of previous Field Futures project: Amazon PULSE. This, is Frank 2.0 […]

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