Final Project – Week 6

Manchester Digital Music Archive This week, I discovered that Manchester has a Digital Music Archive, a charity that seeks to celebrate music in the Greater Manchester area, along with its social history. A project that I found really interesting from the point of view of my research is their Lapsed Clubber Audio Map. This involves… Continue reading Final Project – Week 6

Final Project – Week 1

Phase 1: Research & Discover Initial Ideas Potential research question: How can I use design to highlight the impact of gentrification on the grassroots (and/or underground) music scene in Edinburgh? This idea is in part inspired by learning about Laura Grace Ford’s Savage Messiah zine in the case study lecture by Joseph Pochodzaj on social… Continue reading Final Project – Week 1

Studio & Entrepreneurship – Week 12: Proposal – Developing Ideas & Designs for Launch of Authorial Artefact

Week 12 Lecture & Resources New York Public Library – “Insta Novels” The case study on New York city’s public library was really striking – in part because the library is obviously not for profit, so they aren’t quite “selling” anything, but rather attempting to promote reading books, under their self-described remit of encouraging lifelong… Continue reading Studio & Entrepreneurship – Week 12: Proposal – Developing Ideas & Designs for Launch of Authorial Artefact

Studio & Entrepreneurship – Week 11: Market Research – Revealing Gaps, Targets & Audiences for a New Product or Service Idea

Week 11 Lecture & Resources Thoughts on Resources & Lecture Market Research Hotjar I read an article from Hotjar (shared by Alice Wheal on the Ideas Wall) on a lean approach to conducting market research, which briefly explained the 4 most common methods of gathering data, in addition to the pros & cons of each:… Continue reading Studio & Entrepreneurship – Week 11: Market Research – Revealing Gaps, Targets & Audiences for a New Product or Service Idea