Friday, 30 November 2012
Thoughts from Christchurch...: The work of Jason Bruge...: This lead has come courtesy of Lawrence Giles, as part of setting up the next phase of my core project on the MA (Project completed as part of the MA and fully submitted in April 2011) http://www.jasonbruges.com/projects/international-projects/mimosa I was fortunate to see this installation at the Design museum in London in February 2011...
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Thoughts from Christchurch...: Climate Counts presents Unstoppable A second time posting for this environmental video, though a few years old now, it's still worth a look and still very relevant to the current discussions...
I was sent this by a friend of mine in the States 6 years ago who teaches Film and Media in NYC, and have used this as an example to show different aspects of the Creative Process on many occasions to my Graphic Design and Advertising students.
Design History Ref 1 - Visual Research: An Introduction to Research Methodologies in Graphic Design, Ian Noble (Author), Russell Bestley (Author)
One of the first books recommended to me by one of my Professors at Salford University in the UK for my MA Book List, this is the 2nd Edition reprint, updated in 2011, it was originally published in 2004. It sets out strategies for engaging in Research and how to compile information, assemble your thoughts to begin writing a draft and putting forward 'A well balanced argument'.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Good Kiwi Ref - Selling The Dream – The Art of Early New Zealand Tourism. By Peter Alsop, Gary Stewart and Dave Bamford
Spotted this item on Facebook, posted via the Design Assembly NZ site…
Friday, 23 November 2012
It's good to get back to some teaching hours, and my first session at YOOBEE School of Art & Design here in Christchurch on Monday 26/11/12 in the afternoon. Thought I would kick off with one of my favourite Type Designers Neville Brody, followed by Tony Forster…