Desire Lines

RESEARCH Desire lines are originally something that were used in architecture, and are the result of human desires ruling over official routes. They are very important within design, and interaction is about finding and understanding these lines in order to produce effective design. Desire lines are often based on experience and intuition. An example of …

Dice Man

RESEARCH ARE WE TRULY THE MAKERS OF OUR OWN DESTINY OR MERELY THE SERVANTS OF FATE? I think we do control our own destiny, but only because I reject the idea of fate. The concept of everything being predetermined is quite frankly very frightening and slightly horrific. If fate exists then what is the point …

Anti Affordance

research After spending two weeks focusing on desire lines, we now had to explore affordance. We were given the choice of using affordance as an invitation to play, or demonstrating an anti-affordance. My initial response was that creating an invitation play seemed harder than creating an anti-affordance, simply because it would not be as instantly …

Locator

Part 1 Initial Ideas: – Quite a lot of maps are visual.┬áMaybe experiment with creating a map using other senses. Sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Balance, temperature, kinaesthetic sense, pain and time. – People trust maps. People rely on maps to take them to where they need to go. You assume that maps are …

The Frame

  The frame is a structure that can be used to: Enclose Isolate Edit Focus Shade our view of something else The frame traditionally enhances the subject, however for this project the frame will be the subject. How we use the frame composes the image, creating a narrative. “Perhaps we should look between things rather …

Can You See Me

Camouflage is the art of not being seen or, Crypsis: -General Resemblance to the background -Disruptive patterning -Eliminating shadow -Transparency   My initial thoughts on this project were: That I didn’t want to go too far down the route of replicating patterns, I wanted to focus on using colour to overthrow the form, rather than …

Light Show

Whilst researching for my previous project, Smell my Type, where I was exploring using light and projections, I came across an advertisement for ‘Light Show’ at the Haywood Gallery. Unfortunately the exhibition did not open until after I was done with the project. The Smell my Type project had introduced me into a world of …

Smell My Type

Consider FORM, MOTION, LIGHTING, TEXTURE, SCREEN, 3D/ENVIRONMENTS and FLAT PRINTED SURFACES within typography, to create a clear expression upon the college site. Initial Ideas: Images of interesting text collected in one afternoon. Overheard Conversation: Choose an area of the college and leave a voice recorder there over the course of the day. Keep a frequency …

‘What’s your ism?’

For our first CTS assignment I was asked to produce an essay exploring a curtural artefact, contextualising it within a given modernist movement. I decided to base my essay on ‘Case Study No. 22’ 1960, a photograph of Stahl house taken by Julius Shulman. Shulman was an American architectural photographer, who attempted to capture the …