Monday, 31 May 2010
Final project of 3rd year: record label office
As i said before the majority of time spent on this project was planning and details so we all panicked a little to get visuals finnished! got there in the end after a few wee sleepless nights :s
this view shows my 9-5 everyday staff usage with the central storage unit (detailed below) which is accessed centally to the whole office.
Each work station has an overhead storage unit with desk lighting attatched.
This is a section view and detail of how each would look.
Because the office had to fit a lot into it, the storage was important to be either multifunctional or well out of the way.
This one was hard to get into at first, office design for me isnt really that inspiring but researching what others had done with similar spaces broadened scope a little.
My final outcome was rather minimal as i wanted to create a clear thinking environment that wasnt too fussy. the floor plan orientates around a central storage unit which i designed around the element of stacking. this concept is repeated throughout the space.
The requirements were; two private offices a sales and managing director, two meeting rooms that were sound proof and flexible (so couldnt be near the windows) a breakout area for 20 staff, 8 hot desk systems for the sales team and 20 additional every day staff desks, a post room and reception/touch down area. sooooo the planning took up the majority of this project. it was a toughy!
Friday, 28 May 2010
my wig shop project was inspired by renaissance art and imagery. since the boutique had to be done on budget i looked at a lot of second hand vintage furniture and my main feature for display was designed from a millstone collar worn in the edwardian times. the shop actually looked way different in my head :) visuals were a little rushed as it was a detailing project and we only had 2 weeks.
Thursday, 27 May 2010
portfolio hand in was monday, what a lovely sunny day to celebrate eh? most of us had no sleep so did well to stay awake all day! since my work is all handed in i felt like updating this as i have neglected my 'thought box' so much :)
so here is the one and only hotel project we sweated over. I designed a 5 star rural hotel the site located at inverary, Scotland. The project set by the visit Scotland quality advisors was helpful as we worked with clients on a live project. Ive also stuck a few wee images of the expo at the secc where our work was displayed