History & Futures – Week 12: Promote & Test

Week 12 Lecture & Resources Thoughts on Resources & Lecture The two case study videos provided food for thought – the projects they reflect both seem to have been very successful in terms of design and effectiveness. Dumb Ways to Die, the awareness campaign for rail safety (see above) was a great example too, showing… Continue reading History & Futures – Week 12: Promote & Test

History & Futures – Week 11: Design & Develop

Week 11 Lecture & Resources Thoughts on Resources & Lecture Research Graffiti as Public Art This is an interesting art project I came across in the Leith area of Edinburgh, which aims to highlight and encourage discussions around the topic of women feeling safe in communal spaces. It has only appeared in very recent times,… Continue reading History & Futures – Week 11: Design & Develop

History & Futures – Week 9: Service Design & Saving the World

Thoughts on Week 9 Lecture & Resources My lecture notes for Week 9. This week’s lecture was certainly thought-provoking. I can absolutely see the merit in the Service Design approach to solving a design problem – taking into account how exactly a product or service will be used, along with examining who the target user… Continue reading History & Futures – Week 9: Service Design & Saving the World