• Masters

    Mood Swings Abound

    Life choices I made this week include deleting the LinkedIn app to make room for Pokémon Go and opting to order enough fabric to clothe several elephants. Naturally you assume someone who so clearly has it together would be above things…

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    Thesis Phase 2: Design

    Design got really, really big, so I split it into three parts. This first one is about the over all interaction without going into detail about the visual and functional design of the wearable or the website. I say interaction,…

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    Don’t Panic, Lower your Standards

    Boy, I was miserable last week, but such is life as a drama queen. As basically anyone who has ever met me could have predicted, I’m OK now.   I was freaked out about how much I had to do…

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    Thesis Phase 1: Speculation

    Sucking it up and taking back all the horrible things I said about Dunne and Raby here, I decided to take on a speculative design project for my thesis. I even read a few of their books to work out…

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    Hello Again

    Anxiety. It’s been a fairly consistent part of my life for as long as I can remember, but this past week has been something else. It started last Friday night, two days out from my first thesis draft being due,…

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    Getting Organised

    This week was mid term break, an opportunity to structure my time as I want and  a trial run for how  the summer is going to go. Now, if you have been reading since before Christmas, you will be aware…

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    The Journey So Far|Thesis Diary

    It took me more than a month to follow up my first totally going to be weekly post, because of course it did.   Achievement Unlocked, Supervisor Acquired. And if my time with my FYP supervisor is anything to go…

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    Suffering for My Art

      To see the un-photoshopped version of this click here, because I think what I did with it is quite impressive. Against all odds, this is actually a thing that exists in the world right now. “Totally finished on Saturday”…

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    Happiness is

    This is really long, because apparently I still have a lot of internal scars and I decided to just go with the flow. If there’s one thing I can write at length about it’s how happy my time in product design made…

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    Adventures with Paper

    The crease pattern is more or less there and a sizeable quantity of newspaper has been acquired, I even have paint I want to try. With an entire week left I have absolutely no excuse not to at least attempt a…