The Millennium Gallery

This week I decided it would be beneficial to visit The Millennium Gallery which is located in the heart of Sheffield city centre. I'm hoping this visit will inspire me and give me some ideas as I've felt a little deflated and un-motivated this week. Here I Am The Sheffield-based creators of Here I Am, Neil... Continue Reading →

Concept Development – Co-creating Artefacts

This project would be a collaboration (co-creation) project where by myself and a volunteer (preferably someone who has AD and participated in my primary research) would design an artefact that represents their experience, story or interpretation of their anxiety.  Video footage and audio would be projected onto the artefact - explaining that persons personal struggles... Continue Reading →

Concept Development – Mirror Projections

This project aims to take the audience on a personal journey, exploring the daily struggles of someone suffering from Anxiety Disorder. The double sided mirror is symbolic and represents the two sides (what we see and what is happening internally) of a person suffering with specifically Anxiety Disorder but also mental health in general. The... Continue Reading →

Let’s just talk about mental health!

   Jessica Walsh's [2015] minimal, two frame gif is simple and very effective in delivering the widely unacknowledged fact that 1 in 4 people suffer from a mental illness during their lifetime and therefore shouldn't have this stigma attached to it.  12 Kinds of Kindness ‘12 Kinds of Kindness’ was a project undertaken by two self-described “self-centered... Continue Reading →

Why is sex so damn good?

Sight. Sound. Touch. Taste. Smell. Why is sex so damn good? Is a talk given by Jinsop Lee (TEDTalks) who aims to explain the importance of our senses within design through the Five Sense Theory. We are all familiar with the five senses and yet Lee points out how very few products and experiences tick them all.... Continue Reading →

Projects I truly love

The following projects are all ones I love because they  identify a specific social issue and offer a solution that is innovative and unique. Emotional First Aid Kit The Emotional First Aid Kit was created by Rui Sun an MA Industrial Design student from London’s Central Saint Martin’s. The five objects (each with providing the... Continue Reading →

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