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concept for cheering up the tube

Here’s one of my initial concepts for cheering people up. I’m really enjoying the self initiated project this term. I’ve spent a week looking into what makes people happy, went around London finding happy people and rode the tube to get insights into how the experience could be improved and made more enjoyable. I think…

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an artist helps to cheer people up

My research continues into efforts made to cheer people up. Here’s an art installation from Stuart Semple

Satirical advertising

Agency mother have created a print campaign for Schweppes that every two weeks features a new satirical cartoon based on current events. I nice idea, keeping the adverts fresh and interesting – I’ll definitely keep an eye out for them. They’re also at http://schyouknowwho.com/

and this man is in charge of California

One Man Band redesign

Spent some time over the weekend redesigning One Mand Band, my T shirt website. The design is cleaner and now features image previewers for each T shirt. It’s also designed to have a similar look and feel to this blog. Also starting some more Facebook advertising and promotion to build the One Man Band brand…

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Wave at a CCTV camera?

I had an idea – what if on one day at a particular moment everyone waved at a CCTV camera that’s watching them. For the viewer in the control room it would be an unsettling moment – suddenly everyone on a particular street starts waving at them – a “oh shit they know I’m watching”…

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Objectified documentary

This documentary looks like it’ll be interesting:

Design Museum

Finally got round to going to the Designs of the year at the design museum. Some really inspiring stuff. Check out the work here

Form over substance

A beautiful table, unfortunately it’s impossible to remove the smaller table without lifting the top tables off. To me that would be frustrating

Martin Seligman: Positive Psychology

My research on my project is really interesting. Just watch this talk on positive psychology on TED. If you have 30 minutes it’s definitely worth watching:

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