V&A — First Idea & Prototyping

Our first idea let audience draw their own two images. After drawing user flow of this idea, we did a paper prototype, only let audience to draw image on the transparent paper. Because it is hard to meet V&A Archive’s audience, so we ask students in universities and visitors in V&A Museum to help us to…

V&A — ART1

The artifact we chose is a computer-generated art work which created by Katherine Nash by using ART1 computer program. ART1 was developed at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of New Mexico, aim to set out a possibly that allowed artists create their own products by using computer (Katherine Nash,…

V&A — V&A archive

Before we went to the archive, we need to make an appointment and reserve the artifact firstly, about one week after, we got a chance to visit the archive. In the archive, ID card, Student card and V&A library card are required for allowing audience to rent the reserved artifact. This process actually distinguish the…

V&A — Joshua M Smith

For discovering other artist’s works, we found some works about overprinting online. The most noteworthy one is the Wolf & Lion which is a design made with cool overprint effects by Joshua M. Smith. He overprinted the pictures of lion and wolf together.

V&A — 1000 Hands

When we think about the first idea, using which way to analyse people’s drawing to an other image, we searched information about this kind of software, 1000 Hands is a App which allowed user to drawing and contribute. “1000 Hands is a downloadable mobile app that invites the audience to contribute line drawings to a collective,…

Essay

The Importance of Researching Extreme Users for Kitchen Gadgets Looking at the existing kitchen gadgets in our kitchen, it is easy to find that there are a large number of gadgets which had problems you did not even know you had. For example, most of knives on the market are not handy for the left-handed person. Why…

V&A Research Process

Brainstorming of V&A Research Presentation:   Artifact: The object we choose is pieces of works which was done by artists— Katherine Nash and Ronald Reichenberger. Research Tradition: By using Social Science research tradition, we did our research in contextual, populations, behavioral, educational, cultural, etc methodologies. Primary Research ( researching for design) :     During the primary research,…

Discovering Research Procedures

    In class, we read three methodologies in both Science and Social Science characteristics. Our group focus on the Social Science methodology in particular, but things do not go as simple as our imagination.     From the picture which the author provided, It is clear that Artistic Methodology combines those three existing methodologies, in those methodologies, Social…

Brand storytelling — 29th Nov

    People may not want to listen to your story, but when you tell them by a way allowed they to know why you exist, get to know what is your brans’s story and meaning, your audience might be interested in your story.     Like Nike’s ads, they have different stories to tell…

Internet of Things — 28th Nov

What is the Internet of Things? It is a network connected devices which communicate over the Internet, without human’s intervention. So smart phone is not a Internet of Things’ device, it is able to connect with Internet, but not allowed things connected with each other, smart phone is actually a Intranet of Things’ device. Internet of…