Finding Identity Through Design

Design, Art, Photography, Journalling.


February 2017

Group Affinity Mapping Task

Affinity Mapping. I literally had no clue what the heck that was until guest speaker Katerina Gorkovenko came into to explain it to us. She described affinity mapping as a research methods to use in a design process. These methods use large pieces... Continue Reading →


Thematic Analysis & Transcript of the Interview.

So we had guest speaker Katerina Gorkovenko come in to talk to us about her experiences with using Thematic Analysis and how we could use this for the data within our transcripts. Using this research method we would be able to... Continue Reading →


I started and finished all the filming I needed to complete my 3 minute video today. I started off by telling Chloe the questions and giving her some time to look over them so she had time to think of... Continue Reading →

Storyboard of Interview

We had been shown a presentation on storyboarding and we had been asked to complete a storyboard in preparation for completing the filming part of our interview. This was an essential step in the run up to our filming. This... Continue Reading →

Experience of Using Directed Storyboard Telling in Design.

We had guest speaker Sara Nevay in today to talk to us about her experience using directed storyboard telling. She spoke to us about two different methods she has used. One being: A blog post from the future, and the... Continue Reading →

Experience of Using Generative Methods in Design.

This was the second week of using different research methods. This time we had to use a process in a way that we could express our feelings and desires. We decided to do this in a drawing technique. We each... Continue Reading →

Question Development For Interview.

Today in class we had to think about what our overall research question was for our interview. I wasn't really sure how I wanted to approach this as I thought we all (as a class) had to find the same... Continue Reading →

Patricia Urquiola Pecha Kucha Research

I have been researching the Spanish/Italian interior designer - Patricia Urquiola - as part of our Pecha Kucha project. We have to do a presentation or performance on one of our Design Heroes. I have chosen Patricia as I am... Continue Reading →

Experience of Using Observational Methods in Design – Shadowing.

 Research methods - Observational Methods. This was the starting point we had. We have to carry out different methods of research within this module, and this was the first week we were given to put these into practice. We had to observe and... Continue Reading →

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