Category Archives: Lessons

Develop a tree of ideas

This is the 5th of twenty-six 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. 5. Develop a tree of ideas I have to confess that … Continue reading

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Jaws in space

This is the 4th of twenty-six 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. 4. Jaws in space It is rumoured that big Hollywood film studios have the … Continue reading

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Site analysis uses the language of your ideas

This is the 3rd of twenty-six 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. 3. Site analysis uses the language of your ideas You site … Continue reading

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Good research is essential

This is the 2nd of twenty-six 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. 2. Good research is essential At the beginning of your project, … Continue reading

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Be open to the unexpected

This is the 1st of twenty-six 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. 1. Be open to the unexpected Getting started on a … Continue reading

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Lessons for design students

Dear design students, Let me share with you an important piece of hard truth: most of you will not produce a great design project this semester. While I hope that you will all begin with aspirations of greatness, I know that many of … Continue reading

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The lifestyle is bitchin’

The 28th instalment in a series of lessons learned over the years. What do I know now that I didn’t then? What wisdom would I impart to my younger self, given the opportunity? This lesson also formed part of a lecture given … Continue reading

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