Category Archives: Lessons

Better to finish an imperfect project than perfect an unfinished one

This is the last of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I’ve published one lesson each weekday for the last month and now they’re done. 21. Better to finish an imperfect project than … Continue reading

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Bring your A-game

This is the 20th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 20. Bring your A-game This may come as a surprise, … Continue reading

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A great project succeeds at every stage

This is the 19th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 19. A great project succeeds at every stage In my fourth year … Continue reading

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Show it don’t say it

This is the 18th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 18. Show it don’t say it This is another subject I’ve discussed previously. … Continue reading

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Tell a story

This is the 17th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 17. Tell a story I believe that while good communication isn’t as … Continue reading

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Choose the right scale

This is the 16th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 16. Choose the right scale After years of being around architectural … Continue reading

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Roll design and presentation into one

This is the 15th of twenty-one lessons for design students, gathered from the combined experience of being a student, and teaching students. I will published one lesson each weekday until they’re done. 15. Roll design and presentation into one The design of your … Continue reading

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