Howdy! I'm Sam, I'm 20, I'm a student and I'm interested in a massive array of things. Mainly things that improve our lives, designs, products, I like things that make me go.."wow that is a really slick idea!" Like everyone else i have hobbies and interests.. i love surfing, music photography and generally impressive things, but remember it doesn't have to do 1000 things to be impressive, and it certainly doesn't have to be man made.
I guess this site is a record of my thoughts, findings and things i face in life that i think i need opinions on, or that other people should really take a look at. Knowledge has a lot of value in this world, i prefer it to money, its harder to loose!
So I haven’t posted on here in over 5 months, and I have no-one to blame but myself! I apologize to everyone but now I am back on the horse and ready to ride.
The reasons for not posting are; I have been extremely busy with an internship that I landed in September 2013, at Skyline Displays in Eagan Minnesota… I have been coaching a youth soccer team which I enjoy thoroughly… I have also been playing in soccer leagues… I have been generally spending my time in this arctic winter reading and adding to my skills armory more as a designer, becoming more self aware and honing in my talents.
I also love to play acoustic guitar, and that finds its way into every day somehow!
So I have finally broken through into some projects here in the USA. As well as the app, I will be part of an awesome sustainable fast food packaging project! good news! We need to do something, fast food packaging makes up almost 50% of our roadside litter!
So i started to sketch and render a drawing of one of my favorite football boots. from here I am just going to play with the appearance, colors and graphics to see what i think looks best. This is more experimental as I often think its good to have a little strategy and routine to get you going on a render.
As the year comes to an end, the second year of the Product Design degree course is encouraged to exhibit their work in a small studio exhibition. It was a fun, and interesting experience to be able to explain and describe our ideas and processes to family, friends and possible employers.
With the closing of my second year at the University Of Brighton, comes the end of the Age-Old project. A project which taught me a lot about interacting with my target user, and really approaching things from a sensitive, and almost philosophical way. Take a look at my journey through the project here ..