The Questioner

After a few days of self reflection upon my thesis – amongst other avenues of influence – something has occurred to me.  Product Design, as a practice, creates things from nothing or redesigns something existing for the sake of so-called ‘new’.  By doing this as a practice, you are known a designer.  The problem I […]

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Colours (PDP)

PDP Constellation, as a three year project, has been enlightening.  Actually, It has been more than that, it has been life changing.  This may seem a rather grand statement to make, but I will endeavour to spend the next 967 words trying to explain why this is true.   As a student embarking on a […]

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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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Grey Matter

It is now the end of the second term and I figured it was time for a review. The first term was reviewed here, however, to put it into a few words: it was stressful, busy and hectic, but it did have a shining light that was in the form of Constellation.  It allowed me […]

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now available in red

Make your mark.  This is the brief for the second year Maker course.  The current product design brief?  Redesign the outer casing for a glue gun.  I feel as though there is a slight difference between the two.  One is about finding who you are, discovering where your passions lie and then making that presence […]

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Fifty Shades of Grey

  The Ghosts of the Past, Present and Future: An exploration into dust as a medium, a medium and a medium   Introduction   dust dʌst/ Noun: dust Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air. (Collins Dictionary, 2016) […]

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Fading Light

For here…. Am I sitting in a tin can, Far above the world, Planet Earth is blue And there’s nothing I can do. This term has been intense.  The BBC brief took on a life of its own – it was a live brief after all –  becoming all consuming of time, energy and light. […]

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