Steve Batty Lecture…

  Dubai history: 1910: Dubai was small The creek 1950: First highway in Dubai Develops over the years Empty desert early on but the sea bed has been drenched and built on with islands Multi millionaires own the islands Golden mile The Aquarium is the largest mall and building in Dubai 1960: Oil 2009: Detained... Continue Reading →

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Last Vectorwork Session Of The Semester…

Techniques: 3D Modelling 50 x 50 small squares Mirror tool Model, extrude for 3D modelling Flyover tool Top/Plan will take you back to 2D Modify, move, move 3D model around Filet edge tool No bigger than thickness of tabletop Constant radius Hold shift on all sides Deform tool Click on object Lock the top section... Continue Reading →

Rachel Vallance Lecture…

Installation Design: Our lecturer talked about her MA project when she was at University She looked at social responsibility Design process: She started of by doing a summary diagram. Decided on strategies to change behaviour for installation design such as material waste and paper waste. Installation and exhibition space were topics she was interested in... Continue Reading →

Vectorworks #2…

Still learning techniques: We carried on with the Vectorworks file we had from the previous lesson and added wall heights, windows and doors to the 3D model. Tool Set: On this tool set we clicked on the house, Wall tool: Tabs on the left of bar, third one along Went onto wall preferences: Changed overall... Continue Reading →

Sketchbook Research Pages…

Chair and furnishing inspiration: Bibliography: 2016, Q. (2016) B&Q beech & zinc alloy hook rail | departments | DIY at B&Q. Available at: http://www.diy.com/departments/bq-beech-zinc-alloy-hook-rail/243488_BQ.prd (Accessed: 4 February 2017) Barclay and Chair, D. (2017) Barclay dining chair. Available at: http://www.dfs.co.uk/barclay/brcyfblay#PWAOf1X155lZr1Ha.97 (Accessed: 4 February 2017) Chair ALAFORS oak/kimstad dark brown (no date) Available at: http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/chairs-stools-benches/chairs/alafors-chair-oak-kimstad-dark-brown-art-00313906/ (Accessed: 4... Continue Reading →

Testing Materials…

Material combinations: I tested some of my samples together to see which ones I liked with the Oak wood sample I have chosen. Here are the materials I was deciding out of. Sample 1: Sample 2: Sample 3: Summary: I have decided on Luna material as it goes well with the wall paint colour I... Continue Reading →

Design Inspirational Images…

Lighting and signage inspiration: Bibliography: Abel, T. (2013) Saint Paul’s house - bar & restaurant. Available at: http://www.tibbattsabel.com/bars/sph-bar-restaurant (Accessed: 24 January 2017) Aouf, R.S. (2017) Pantone creates Greenery-themed home that can be booked on Airbnb. Available at: https://www.dezeen.com/2017/01/27/pantone-design-greenery-themed-home-can-booked-airbnb-london-clerkenwell-uk/ (Accessed: 27 January 2017) Baird, R., View, G., Reviews, L. and Reviews, P. (2016) Paul’s at Haymarket... Continue Reading →

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