Application & Interactions – Week 9: Concept Development

Week 9 Lecture & Resources Anna Atkins Having first discovered the work of Anna Atkins about a year ago, during the Contemporary Practice module, I was interested to learn more about the cyanotype – a photographic process – and her passion for botany and science. “She was a member of the Botanical Society of London,… Continue reading Application & Interactions – Week 9: Concept Development

Application & Interactions – Week 8: Concept Development

Week 8 Lecture & Resources Science Museum Brief Research – SMG Collection I have an interest in photography and started to look at the Science Museum collection to see what I could find on that topic as a starting point. I discovered a wide range of objects and photographs from the pioneers in the 1800s,… Continue reading Application & Interactions – Week 8: Concept Development

Application & Interactions – Week 7: Positioning and Trends

Week 7 Lecture & Resources Trend Research Asos – Visual Search Tool The online fashion retailer Asos introduced an innovative feature to their smartphone ecommerce app in 2018 – effectively a reverse-image search tool, which allows users to upload a photograph or image of clothing and utilises AI technology to analyse the image. This data,… Continue reading Application & Interactions – Week 7: Positioning and Trends

Contemporary Practice – Week 5: Thoughts on Ideas

Week 5 Lecture & Resources I particularly liked the idea of “thinking through making,” as highlighted by Kristoffer and Tom from Regular Practice, that Thomas Heatherwick uses as a method that’s central to his design and idea generation process, and also a way to overcome getting stuck in a creative rut. I think there’s a… Continue reading Contemporary Practice – Week 5: Thoughts on Ideas