What you missed when you skipped design school

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This is the 1st half of workshop myself and Matt Nish-Lapidus gave as a full-day workshop at Interaction12 in Dublin Feb 1, 2012

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What you missed when you skipped design school

  1. Enter the Design School Studio Dave Malouf - @daveixd (@SCADdotEDU) Matt Nish-Lapidus - @emenel (@normativedesign)
  2. Who are we? Dave Matt
  3. Todays scheduleMorning: Afternoon:9:00 - Introduction 1:00 - Creative &9:15 - Quickfire Challenge Visual Thinking9:45 - First Crit 1:30 - Exercise 210:00 - Art & Expression 2:00 - Third Crit10:30 - Exercise 1 2:15 - Theory & Criticism11:30 - Second Crit 2:45 - Exercise 3 3:45 - Final CritLunch: 4:15 - Closing/Feedback12:00 - 1:00(shorter than others)
  4. Enter the Studio
  5. First. the Artist Studio
  6. What is design? You tell me.
  7. My 5 E’s of DesignIt really is about goingback to basic design. • Experience • Externalize • Envision • Evaluate • Execute
  8. What does a design studio do for you?• Flow • Comfort• Collision • Focus• Inspiration • Relaxation• Connection • Playfulness• Access
  9. Flow
  10. Colliding
  11. InspirationIt’s personal. What’s yours?
  12. Social
  13. Uninhibited Access
  14. Playful
  15. Let’s get to itGiven everything you have in front of you, inthe next 30min. do the following: Creatively express your relationship to time. (You are not allowed to ask questions.)
  16. First Rules of Being in a Crit• Ask. Don’t tell.• Listen. Don’t defend.
  17. Questions? Break!We’ll be back in 15 minutes
  18. Art & Design Inseparable
  19. Art & DesignCan someone tell me what the difference between the two really are?
  20. What is art’srelationship to design?Now that is a completely different question, now isn’t it? Easier, I hope.
  21. Is Architecture art ordesign or engineering?Another question not too easy to answer, eh?
  22. The Renaissance
  23. Jump in time Bauhaus & Art Deco
  24. Design Principles Maybe even a manifesto
  25. Compare & Evaluate Qualify impactwithout worrying about success
  26. Expose vs. construct “It was inside the marble and I freedit.” -- Michaelangelo
  27. Deconstruct toReconstructBut to deconstructan idea you need to build it.
  28. Tinkering ExploringMaterials &Possibilities
  29. RefinementAnalytical self- evaluation
  30. Composition We compose.
  31. BalanceBrings moments of relaxation
  32. Contrast Cause moments ofclear focus & brings attention.
  33. Negative SpaceThere is often more you can do with less. (not always)
  34. ScaleWhy is he so big?
  35. MaterialityKnow the material you work with.
  36. Stick with it ...
  37. ... until you can’t
  38. Van Gogh
  39. Bob Dylan
  40. Epiphanies are rare
  41. Thomas Edison90% perspiration rule. (all angles explored)
  42. Questions? Next Exercise
  43. Let’s get to it ... againGiven everything you have in front of you, inthe next 30min. do the following: Creatively explore telling time through sketching. (You are not allowed to stop before 30min.)
  44. First Rules of Being in a Crit• Ask. Don’t tell.• Listen. Don’t defend.

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