I love to learn more about the everyday things people take for granted. Sometimes I spend ages looking for the right font for a logo or design. But here is the ‘why’ about that boring old reliable font, Times New … Continue reading →
The resources that are freely available online (sometimes of dubious copyright) amaze me. It’s no wonder modern students can sometimes feel overwhelmed. Never fear, I hope that this blog can find and share some of the most useful for your studies … Continue reading →
Two excellent resources I found on Youtube recently that show the manufacture of several timber products. Although a little long in the tooth they make excellent resources for student and teachers covering Industrial Technology and Design and Technology. How Timber … Continue reading →
Here are some longer videos on the design process. From ideation to full scale concept car. It’s a pretty good introduction to some of the concepts and ideas we cover in Design & Technology related courses.
Another beautiful short film found on Vimeo. It documents a bike maker named Ezra Caldwell, a man suffering from the effects of cancer. It documents his craft and his ongoing journey and is very inspiring. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/66106900] Check out the … Continue reading →
This short doco about Ben Kandel and his woodturning business is another wonderful mix of video, audio and handskills. It makes me want to do some more turning and more filming. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/33122491]