A task over the Easter break was to complete 8 hours training on Lynda.com, I broke these sessions up into around an hour each and took notes so I could remember the steps. I am now looking to further develop my skills in AutoCAD over the next few weeks to enable me to complete my digital… Continue reading AutoCAD Essentials 2017 Course
Task: Use the book “Plunkett, D. and Reid, O. (2012) Detail in Contemporary Retail Design.” Find two contrasting examples and critically reflect on each through the use of your blog. Designed by Maurice Mentjens, Labels is featured on pages 100 – 105 of the Detail in Contemporary Design book. Labels is a clothing store situated… Continue reading Labels – Sittard, Netherlands.
Task: Use the book “Plunkett, D. and Reid, O. (2012) Detail in Contemporary Retail Design.” Find two contrasting examples and critically reflect on each through the use of your blog. Designed by Point Supreme Architects (based in Athens) the Aktipis flower shop is featured on pages 10-13 of the Detail in Contemporary Design book. The tiny… Continue reading Aktipis Flower Shop – Patras, Greece.
The Dolphin Centre was formally known as the Arndale Centre, it opened in 1969 and was inspired by malls in America. The shopping centre was refurbished in 1989 costing £8 million and took on the new name, The Dolphin Centre. it underwent another multi-million refurbishment in 2004 when the whole interior was modernized. Stores currently… Continue reading The Dolphin Centre, Poole
The approach to the pier is the heart of Bournemouth beach and has changed drastically over time. The first pier was a short wooden jetty, built in 1856, this has of course been replaced and rebuilt many times, the pier approach has changed too, the Public Baths were completed in 1864 and were very popular… Continue reading Pier Approach, Bournemouth
This Victorian treasure was built by Archibald Beckett in 1892, he also built the surrounding buildings, the Sailsbury Hotel, The Grand Theatre (Now the O2 Academy) and the Boscombe Chambers, all of which were completed by 1895. The theatre is connected to the Royal Arcade, a balcony in the middle of the space, used to… Continue reading The Royal Arcade, Boscombe
This blog forms part of my submission for unit 5. I will be researching and creating a pop-up stall proposal. I will visit three given sites and analyse my chosen site. I will carry out market research and find out what type of project best suits my site. I will create feasibility drawings and develop them… Continue reading Commercial Design Studio