Trend forecasting, another fancy term that appears to many as a compelling weather forecast statement. As we seem to get into a society full of concerns (global warming, rise of the sea levels, dying species, and an infinite list of similar facts and figures...) it is important to us to rely on the trends meteorologists, … Continue reading A DOOR TO THE UNKNOWN
" What ? Habitat still exists ? I though it disappeared !". This is the first question I've been asked by LCC print worker, while editing my design case study about the household and furnishing brand. As part of an assignment, I've investigated how a company uses design to remain a innovative leader on its … Continue reading ” VERTICAL MANAGEMENT IS OLD FASHIONED “
Global Warming, Climate change, Rise of the sea level, Plastic pollution, the collapse of biodiversity… an endless list of facts and figures we all heard about, that everyone seems to agree on and reach the same magic conclusion : Sustainability. It is not about defying the proofs and unbeatable facts that alarms us on the … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY IS BORING !
According to Georg Simmel, the fine arts clearly reflects the concept of culture, as the work of art itself, by giving a shape to the object “seems completely to escape being adapted to the process of our subjectivity.” Therefore, it is pure expression of a given context. I have always been attracted by art for … Continue reading PAINTINGS AND SEMIOTICS
After two months spent in London, it turns out that despite of the huge amount of cultural and intellectual incomes the city gave me so far, my wallet wasn’t growing the same way. Trying to live the life I had back then in Paris, by enjoying life, socialising as much as I could, and spending … Continue reading WOULD YOU CALL YOURSELF A DESIGN MANAGER ?
Reading Mitchell Duneier SIDEWALK Appendix as part of our Design Research and Critical Practice course was an interesting way to understand how research methods works and using it as a case study. However, it felt at first sight as a sociologist cover of Lou Reed’s Take a walk on the wild side of New York. The reasons why the … Continue reading RESEARCH STUDY
After 3 weeks spent to understand the basics of marketing and how leadership takes place in a professional environment, we were about to understand how all these theories could be understood in basic situations. We played games that helped us to decode our teamwork skills and our negotiation skills. Now let’s focus on this one … Continue reading PLAY TIME
Most of the time, I feel pretty much confident about the choices I have to make to achieve a personal project as long as I know how it’s supposed to end. Focusing on my interpretation of the subject and go straight to the outcome I judge to be the best. It used to be a … Continue reading A DIVE INTO RESEARCH METHODS
Who are we managing for ? Who the end users are going to be ? After a first week spent to define Design Management, off we went into a quick reminder of what the basics of marketing were, and why are we using design and innovation as competitive tools. Not an easy task I admit. However, despite … Continue reading AM I A GOOD LEADER ?
Here I am, finally joining LCC after months of expectations and excitement, waiting for this new experience to come. Going back to the university was not an easy task after getting used to work for two years now in art direction practice. But I am so excited to dive into a course that will help … Continue reading DEFINING DESIGN MANAGEMENT