March 2016

Day 190 – Coffee With Ryan (Made By Slurpp)

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This morning I was lucky enough to have an hour for coffee and project chats with Ryan McLeod AKA professional design freelancer (and sometimes one man studio/collective) Made By…

Day 189 – Final Brand

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From the very beginning of this project I have aimed to contrast the majority of mental health focused apps and services when thinking about brand. The few existing digital tools…

Day 186 – 100 Words

disclaimer: I’m updating this post as my 100 words evolves.   What: yougra.ph is a digital tool which uses text messaging and artificial intelligence systems to visualise disruptions…

Day 184 – User Testing

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In order to finalise my concept, create helpful text messaging replies and a useful online dashboard IA, I carried out a user test with my prototypes from my mark…

Day 182 – Mark 2 Presentation

Yesterday I presented my recent research updates, user test findings and prototypes in our Mark 2 Presentation. This was the penultimate presentation before our viva on the 9/10 of May….

Day ∞ – Link Collection

I’m going to continually be posting links to relevant resources in here as I find them across the year.   The Guardian – Living with anxiety: Britain’s silent…

Day 172 – IBM Watson

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I was recently pointed in the direction of IBM’s Watson API which allows everyday designer/developers like me access the power of  the Watson supercomputer’s ability to understand and…

Day 171 – Moriarty Printer

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As a divergent prototype investigating how the recorded Moriarty Score data could be visualised, I created a physical artefact. It was an idea I had had over the Christmas break, and I…

Day 167 – Research Sources

A brief list with my updated research sources – from coffee chats, detailed interviews and email/messenger interactions.   I am currently working on a 28 page A5 booklet…

Visualisation Research

I put together a set of slide decks with different visualisation and dashboard inspiration I have found.  

Day 185 – Designing a Text Messaging Service

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  Text messaging as data input was a decision I made early as a result of a survey paired with qualitative research amongst peers which told me that…

Day 162 – Focus Group

My friend and colleague Sophia, is also investigating mental health and anxiety for her final year project. However, her project differs greatly from mine through its focus on developing a product…