Design Inspiration over the Summer Months…

Those summer holiday months are dwindling away - and it is a great time to collect and archive some great insiprational links and design news ready for teaching in the new academic year. It is always great to keep these as lesson starters, discussion points that can link to any part of the syllabus and if nothing else as a great way to inspire students ready for their own design projects. Below are some of my favourites over the last ...

Designs of The Year 2014 – Major Project Decision Time Inspiration?

Still unsure of your Major Project, last minute worries about what to do and how to establish that constructive discontent. Well you can do yourself no harm and a lot of good by finding some great designs to get you inspired. Where - well the Designs of the Year 2014 Awards have just be announced by the Design Museum. Some highlights maybe - A phone maybe from made from pluggable and detachable blocks to add or take away functionality - a ...