Last week I headed down to Brighton for the first Reasons to be Creative conference and had a brilliant time catching up with friends, discussing ideas and taking in what has been my annual fix of inspiration for the last few years. This new event effectively takes the place of Flash on the Beach, which […]Read more "My Reasons to be Creative…"
One of the great and often daunting aspects of the Arduino platform is it’s potential. The possibilities are limited only by imagination. And this is something that can often be paralysing – with so many opportunities, where do you start? Soon after I got my Arduino Uno, I began to develop an idea based on […]Read more "Arduino powered time-lapse dolly."
Over the Jubilee weekend, we went to see Coldplay at the Emirates stadium. I saw them at Glastonbury 2011 and thought they put on a really good show so I was pretty keen to go again and it was a great gig. One of the highlights for me this time round however was finding out […]Read more "Xylobands!"
Earlier this week, after a few months of experimenting, tinkering and blinking LED’s, I presented my first proper Arduino project to my colleagues at Fantastic Thinking. Having noticed that the BS button has recently become more popular in the office, I thought it seemed appropriate to create my own version, though one which could potentially […]Read more "My first Arduino project…"
Some shots of my installation from the final show:Read more "Final Show Exhibit – Audial"
Proposal A Interactive Installation Project: Development of a large scale interactive installation for implementation within a foyer or reception area, for the purpose of entertainment and atmospheric enhancement. The main objective for the installation will be to provide ambient sound and visuals which users will be able to interact with by touching and manipulating the […]Read more "Draft Final Project Proposals"
During my reflective project I engaged with both digital design and interactive entertainment through a series of interviews with professionals working in these industries. Over the course of 2 months, I arranged and carried out semi-structured interviews with designers and programmers from the creative digital design agency, Less Rain; interaction designers from the digital and […]Read more "Reflective Project – Outcomes"