Four days old and this video already has over two million hits on YouTube - all for being in the right place in the right time. On face value there's the drunkenness... But it's also a visualisation of serendipity in the design process. Eh!? Stick with me... but first watch the film, it's just two minutes. First there's the … Continue reading Right place at the Right time.
Positive Wiring - Positive People is a project that has been baking for almost two years. And now it's ready. Im so pleased to have been a part of it but I also hope that this is just the beginning... I had the privilege of being present at the launch of Elgin High School's Positive Wiring - How Are You … Continue reading #HowAreYouWired?
Like all living things, organisations only look good and work properly on the outside when all is well on the inside. Jason Freeny sculpts anatomy models (scale models with cut-away sections that reveal internal organs and bone structures) with a twist. He dissects some of the most recognisable toys in the world; Barbie, Papa Smurf, Mario, they’ve all … Continue reading Brand: Great Expectations and the Outside In
#ScotMKLS, a set on Flickr. Photos from last week's Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) #ScotMKLS event (Mobile Knowledge & Learning Solutions). Lots learned, the most exciting of which was the Mozilla Open Badge platform. Can't wait to get stuck into thinking about how I am going to use these..! Watch this space!
At the best of times it can be a challenge explaining to people what you do. But when they already have a perception of what you do..?! I've been a designer for a long time. A Graphic Designer. To many I will probably be a Graphic Designer until the day... well, you get the idea. … Continue reading Why I am not a Service Designer
I Met with Memory Box originator Scott Downie this week. It was after tweeting progress of a workshop at Alzheimer's Scotland a few weeks ago that I received a message from Scott informing me of Memory Box and that we should talk. My workshop was focussed on Dementia Diary, an idea formulated through the Scottish … Continue reading Dementia Diary meet Memory Box
On Monday of this past week I started work at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC is responsible for registering people who work in social services and regulating their education and training) as Communication and Engagement Designer. Good title, eh?! In practice it means that I will have a hand in a variety of communications using … Continue reading The New Start
Our new page (filed under freebies) entitled 'Anatomy of a Tweet' is precisely that! Intended as a guide for Twitter newbies - attempting to navigate what 500M+ users now take for granted dozens of time a day - it breaks down the various elements of a tweet and explains them in very simple terms: Hazy about hashtags? Flummoxed … Continue reading Anatomy of a Tweet
Hey, it's another blog post... I'll pass thanks! No, but wait... this one has a video... maybe I'll stick around..! We're all a little bit impatient when it comes to finding the information we're after - any yet how often have you 'happily/accidentally' lost an afternoon on YouTube? Just me? I doubt it! So, without question, … Continue reading Show and Tell – Add Value with Video