What has pottery got to do with Experiential Design?
My personal passion is live events where performance meets digital meets exhibition and I am a firm believer in sharing knowledge with a visitor in its most effective form.
Experiential design is all about feeling.
In my view, there are a large number of tools available to me as a 3D Designer to feed that aim.
The architecture of a space allows a structured timeline for an immersive journey, and an opportunity to tell a sequential story.
The story is at the heart of any convincing human interaction, which can be enhanced by a multitude of traditional media - lighting, sound, live actors - and more advanced media - projection mapping, VR, AR, digital and social media.
But then the interesting bit comes in.
Where we start to really connect to a space or a brand is with the bits we touch - materials, textures, fabrics and planting.
Pottery, to me, screams touch me! feel me! and when we do, it is at that moment we can choose what that close-up, personal ceramic message contains.
I’ve started a pottery class to get back into throwing and glazing pots. I did some hand building at school and some throwing at Uni, so it had been a while, to say the least. I wanted to get back into this again since it’s such a tactile medium, both during the making process and when … Read More
Glazed, hand-built ceramic boats I made for the palette painting I was working on a few posts back. I want a flat shiny ceramic boat as a pop of colour in the foreground of the dusky, up-cycled, gouache painting. I developed the outline illustration of the boat in Adobe Illustrator on Mac, from a photo I took … Read More