I’ve been working like a maniac on my current module and finally submitted it at 7am this morning, having worked all through the night to get it finished. I officially detest my degree studies. On a lighter note, I decided to upload one of the reports that I’m particularly proud of. It’s the result of many hours […]
Ok, I don’t want to turn this post into a history lesson but following on from my disastrous visit to Custom House; I’ve since had to choose a different period property in which to study. I’m required to research the property’s historical significance and also its architectural and design attributes. Although because of my acute interest in the […]
I knocked on a strange door today knowing that I hadn’t a clue who was going to greet me. I also knew that my request was going to be perceived as quite a peculiar one. But I did it anyway. To cut a long story short, I’m currently researching the design ethos that governed Modernism. […]
Are you all about the high-end ‘designer’ look, or do you prefer shopping around on a more modest budget for a similar design? It’s time to put your money where your mouth is; we’re going to play a game called ‘Don’t be ridiculous, of course I know the difference between designer and budget’.
“It’s got great form…”, is something we hear people in the ‘industry’ saying all the time. And it’s said with clarity, conviction and confidence. But I’m going to be honest: I had to Google its definition in design terms because I just couldn’t get my head around it.
Primary research is a requirement of my course – this means I have to provide evidence of research that doesn’t already exist, for example photographs, observations (still not sure how to document that!!) and sketches. I bit the bullet today and attempted an ink sketch of Canterbury Cathedral. I found an image on-line (this would be considered […]