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Category : Life of an Interior Design Student

25 Mar 2017

FMP Final Model Base Construction Part 1

Today I made a visit to B&Q and bought myself some materials and then I pulled out the power tools and made the base in preparation for my final model. The base is made using MDF, I chose 12mm MDF because I need it to support the weight of my model which will be made from 6mm MDF to represent the thickness of the walls and floors. I have seen bases made out of thinner MDF and the bases flex […]

22 Mar 2017

Effective Time Management – Planning My FMP – The Final 8 Weeks

Today I put together a plan for my final 8 weeks of my final major project at University. It needed to be done as I just felt really overwhelmed with the thought of the amount of work that I still had left to do. I just used a large piece of brown paper and stuck post it notes all over it that tell me what I need to do each day. Some of the items are already done, however I […]

31 Jan 2017

Top 10 Tips on How to Present your Dissertation

Top 10 Dissertation Presentation Tips Now that I have submitted my dissertation. These are some tips that I found very useful for presenting my dissertation. If you follow these tips, you will have a very well presented dissertation document. As designers, this is very important. 1. Do Not try to put too much on one page If you put too much on a page, it looks very cramped and as designers we should be able to lay out a page […]

30 Jan 2017

How to Structure and Write your Dissertation

How to Structure your Dissertation Having submitted my dissertation today, I thought that I would provide you with some tips on how to structure your dissertation. This is the thing that I struggled with the most as I was not shown any examples on what a dissertation should look like or what exactly goes in which section. After asking lots of questions, I got the answers and I would like to share them with you, so you don’t have the […]

14 Nov 2016

Urban Fabric – University of Northampton Student Interior Design Exhibition 2016

Today is the start of the Urban Fabric Interior Design Exhibition at the University of Northampton, the private viewing is tonight, with the exhibition running for the rest of the week. It will show Interior Design Year 3’s Initial Research work showing our chosen buildings in preparation for our Interior Design Final Major Projects. My Drop – Albion Brewery Northampton My drop for the exhibition is the long landscape one underneath the black sign on the top left. It shows […]