(AM) Initial chat with John and Neil
> MA room is the hub
> Will be roving between areas
>Will have contact with other MA courses (fine art*)
> Mentors will only have a certain number of hours to spare, utilise them well.
> be entrepreneurial with contacts
> Neil And John will be constant support
> Visit all of the galleries/shows
> Childlike attitude to investigation, TAKE NOTHING AT FACE VALUE
> record all thoughts
> narrow down, be open to suggestion
> attention to detail: coherence is key.
> Be organised
> it will be about the practical work produced
> maybe a technical manual?
> Understanding, but also a QUESTION
> Design is affordance vs constraints? (look into psychological basis)
> Designer is not a consumer, where do I sit as to how much this apply to me?
> How much do i make my practice about me?
> We are designing for a saturated, satiated, consumer society
*Catherine Birch head of course.