Edit 2011: dig

This is Edit for the 10th time around, but the for the first time in the beautiful and mysterious area of Røros. It is an old mining town so the …

Dear design students

It’s hardly a secret, but there are thousands of design students in the world.  Advice and opportunities are everywhere. Education and learning are very very important to me. I used …

Studio Unbound VI

This week Studio Unbound traveled  to Dundee to kick of our sixth session. The show got off to a late start, but we were genuinely excited to be presenting to …

THE END OF DESIGN

The End of Design was the public lecture accompanying my recent Masters Exhibition. “Modern design has run its course. The challenges of our age demands a new design; in place …

Bright ideas for dark times.

The Guardian team up with IDEO to tell us why now is the time for innovative thinking and innovation. They have also revamped their website. This collaboration is an invaluable …

Breaking the cycle

Watch this: I saw this Barnardo’s campaign on the news a few minutes ago. The comments already appearing on the YouTube show contrasting opinions. One comment read: “This will eventually …

Fresh insight

I spent this morning exploring the ethnographic insights from first year students. After their introduction to ethnography last week, the class were asked to capture an insight over the weekend. …

Introducing Ethnography

Today I spent the morning introducing the first year product and media designers to Ethnography.We sent them off on a ‘quick and dirty’ task for thirty minutes to take a …

£1.6m for Designing Out Crime

The Design Council, the Home Office and the Design and Technology Alliance have unveiled a major expansion of the Designing Out Crime initiative. David Kester, chief executive of the Design …

What is design?

The Design Council is asking “What is Design?” “Service Design relies on input from several design disciplines at once.” This is a true reliance for many disciplines; the boundaries between …