Category: Education

Using Twitter when you’re creative

I think of Twitter as – 50% the comment section of local newspapers – 20% malicious content – 30% inspirational quotes, gifs and cultural references. I look for gold in that 30%. That’s why I stick around. — Alexandra D-S (@iotwatch) July 31, 2020 (Two…

So you’re about to graduate

(This is a follow-up to my blogpost as I’ve been invited to give one of the keynotes at the Umea Institute of Design’s Degree Show  in Sweden next month.) So you’re about to graduate from an interaction design degree. Welcome to the rest of your…

The case for small design schools

I haven’t put a lot of effort in blogging here recently so I thought I’d kick off with a January post and get back in the groove. I was invited by Francisco to come back to ITESM in Mexico City after leading a 3 day teacher training…

The problem with advertising

…is that, sometimes, the best projects have no budget & the people with a budget and the best intentions fall in the hands of agencies with no ability to think outside the box. 2 days, and 2 videos to illustrate this point. The first a…

On graduating

So for the first time in years, I went to have a proper look at design graduate work (CSM & RCA) as this is the perfect opportunity to take a snapshot of design education before the scary rise in fees when most UK students might…