Latest | 7th May '17
I explore some of Bristol's architectural wonders and rediscover my love for the aesthetics of a new city.
I share my thoughts about Helvetica. Not necessarily to say that it is the perfect font, but that it is the perfect font for my personal use.
I look back over this years posts and reflect upon what I’ve learnt and how my views on design have developed.
Looking at examples in the world that display how a strong and considered design process translates into a more satisfying user experience.
A week off from the design blog to celebrate my birthday, but I still manage to experience a new breakfast venue in Glasgow.
Looking at the design philosophy behind the Punkt. MP01 and carrying out a digital detox to test its practicality in the real world.
After having time to test my new bike lights, I look at their design and what it is that makes them so intuitive to use.
As we move into a digital age I look at the dilemma I find myself in a dilemma; embracing the future whilst trying to hold onto the tactile appeal of physical products.
Looking into examples where designers have taken the opportunity to re-design products for efficiency and aesthetics when others have just accepted them to be the way they are.
To end 2016 I look back over the projects from this semester; what new experiences I have had, what I’ve learned and how important documenting it through the blog has been.
Analysing the purchase that I made last year from a designer’s perspective. I start to question the criteria which, at the time, I considered to be important.
With the recent release of a few Apple products I wonder whether they have given more considerations to the user’s wants than the user’s needs.
After struggling to find the solution to a design problem, I look at how we as designers solve problems when there is no clear formula to apply.
Whilst I try to realise an idea for this semesters project I have to come to terms with the fact that it is okay to allow an idea to be shaped by the available resources.