Tick, tick, tick…

Like the plot of a good thriller, we had 24 hours to complete a live brief for the design consultancy agency, PDR. The brief?  To create a piece of wearable smart tech for release Q1 2019; targeted at one of the following demographics: Mother and baby, crime and punishment, pets, the elderly and women’s health. […]

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The Canvas

At this point in the project were are at the stage where we need to start considering the exterior pattern of the building.  At the last post we were discussing the potential of treating the facade of the building as a canvas to be painted upon by moss. What should the pattern be?  I considered […]

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Incomplete

Firstly an update on the growing of the mycelium mushrooms. They are still growing and growing well.  They have been in the tub for 17 days so far and are looking solid.  I am not sure how long it will take for the tub to be completely filled as cultivating raw mycelium depends on the […]

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‘Shroom To Breathe

I have been dabbling in the dark art of ‘shrooms. Not the magic kind, the normal kind that can be used in magical ways. Mycelium is the root system of a mushroom, the ‘shroom bit you see above ground is the actual flower. In the same principle as taking a cutting of a flower, putting […]

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A Paradigm Shift

Okay, I’ll be the first to admit that it has been a long time since I’ve posted any updates on here? Why?  Because I have been causing myself stress.  Lots and lots and lots of stress. I think I may have shaved a few years off my life.  Good times. So let’s do this. I […]

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One’s Direction

After the lows of the previous weeks, I think I may now be back on track.  These were not course related lows, but all self inflicted.  If I feel as though I am not pushing myself and I could do more then I haven’t done enough.  This is admirable but also very difficult to manage […]

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A New Dawn

Today has been a good day.  I have managed to spend some time with Callum and an alumni of Cardiff Met, Adam Davies We chatted about speculative ideas, future possibilities and the positives and negatives of our ideas.  A day or so ago, I genuinely was feeling lost.  I couldn’t decide on what to do, where […]

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