Talking family

This article from the NewYork Times is written by a mother who is hurt her children won’t friend her on facebook. The author receives mixed feedback, I was really surprised …

Participle

Very excited about the launch of Participle’s new site…I have been keeping an eye on it for a while now. The team are “working to design the next generation of …

Critical Thinking

I learned about ‘Contextual Review’ today…it is all about exploring your field and placing it in the context of history and the present. Jeanette Paul spoke about ‘key words’. The …

School Gates

“Why too much homework doesn’t work” is an interesting article from TimesOnline. The comments are worth a read, in particular from the Year 10 GCSE student: Many of the briefs …

Future Files

The first time I heard the term ‘futurist’ was last year at Intersections, when Richard Seymour was talking about designers looking at the present to interpret the future. This is …