Monthly Archives: November 2012

Reimagining Urban Living For Space Conscious Times

Originally posted on dezineverything:
Simon Woodroffe, formally of Dragon’s Den fame and YO! Sushi, has been busy. After bringing Japanese fast food to the UK, he developed Yotel – a Western take on the East Asian ‘capsule hotel’. Woodroffe, no doubt, had realised that here in Europe a shortage of space in urban sprawls is…

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…The emergency social/health service

Just watched a channel 4 programme on the NHS in Blackpool. It was interesting at the end one of the ambulance crew spoke about how the NHS was now the national social emergency service. It just shows how much the NHS adapts to the needs of the nation.

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…Motivating your audience

I have just read part of book called ‘Stories that move mountains’ by M. Sykes, A. Nicklaus Malik and M. D. West In terms of our research into 15-21 years for ‘The Shift’ research I came across an area which I feel would be useful. P16 Motivate your audience to act. Now bear in mind […]

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…Visualising information – Research

It has been a strange week in terms of what I have learnt this week. Our lecture on Tuesday was fun in terms of the visualising the design process and how we begin to visualise our research. We had good discussions in what we had found out about ‘The Shift’ project. However trying to put […]

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…Design Thinking? New or Old

…Design Thinking? New or Old A great summary and debate on Design Thinking. At present as I’m only just starting to work with Design Thinking I have not got a solid viewpoint, but I can see both the design and business arguments. 15th November 2012 17:05 – Uni

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…Design Thinking: as much about the problem as the solution

Design Thinking: as much about the problem as the solution. Great thought provoking article. I agree on challenging the question and brief. I have learnt this the hard way. I came across the Tom Hulme video on Vimeo regarding generating a Business Model. I have come across several Business Model Generation templates and like all […]

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…Improv in the workplace

A good friends posted this great little article on improv for customer services Improv in the workplace

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…Visual Thinking Methods from LSE Research

…Visual Thinking Methods Good Video on the power of Visual Thinking and how it is becoming more and more important to communicate. 13th November 18:22 – Home

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…Trying to Brand Map

I am trying to map out Brands and have found this useful to start with. Asking these questions http://www.smartinsights.com/digital-marketing-strategy/is-your-site-really-building-your-brand-questions-to-ask/ I like the style here, it was not completely relevant to what I was trying to do but it helped me. 10th November 2012 – 10:21am – Home

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…Brand Mapping

Brand Mapping Tool from http://www.brandzeal.com While doing some research into our Branding project, I came across this slide share article which puts Branding into a nice visual way. It imagines Branding like the solar system, your main brand image is the sun and the product or services are the planets. 10th November – 09:49 – Home

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