• UnderGrad

    New Country, Same Course

    First week back at the sketchbook for 2014, and despite the half-planet distance between colleges, the class stays very much the same. via Buzzfeed The studio is weirdly broken up rather than the one giant communal space I’m used to,…

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    Getting Really Freaking Lost

    The theme of this weeks Study Abroad post is getting lost. And yes there’s a reason. When you come to a new anything you expect to get lost to a certain degree. I remember my first weeks in Limerick, wandering…

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    Goodbye Ireland!

    So a week ago I packed my bags and flew 18,000km away from home to Auckland, NZ. This is the first of what will be a weekly post on the subject of studying abroad. Before mentioning anything about NZ itself,…

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    TU Delft

    This week is the the Design field trip to the Netherlands. That I’m not on. And am totally not bitter about. I can get over missing out museums, the culture and even on flying, which I adore and generally never…

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    The Photoshop Masterpiece

    As a wrap up to Design Visualisation, which I have to say has been one of my favourite modules ever, we’ve been assigned a short 3-week project to assess all of the skills we’ve learnt in the last 10 weeks. (By…

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    Ironic, or Kitsch?

    Attempting to do some research for an essay (which I’ll write properly about once I hate it enough for a full page whine, right now it’s a mild annoyance), and something is becoming increasingly unclear to me. What’s the difference between…

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    Sometimes I Wish I Had Free Time

    So it happened again, I went a week without posting. It can this time be largely attributed to this monstrosity: Remember when I posted at the end of the 50 concepts project, I mentioned that our next brief was injection moulded…

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    Trompe L’Oeil

    The CDC Design Project (worth 15%) required us to have a go at trompe l’oeil. Using electrical tape and imagination, we, in groups of 4 set about vandalising the building in which the PD studio is housed with some guerilla…