THOMPSON, P. & PENGELLY, J. (2013). Walking in the Garden of Forking Paths – examining notions of 'post-‐physical' printmaking in digital space. 1. In Watson, A., Shemilt, E. & Liam Harrison, P. (Eds.). Impact 8: Borders & Crossings: the artist as explorer, 1-13. ISBN 1 899837 70 1
This paper presents findings from practice-based research, which examines notions of post-physical printmaking space through the digital medium of Augmented Reality.
Vones, K. (2013). Towards the Posthuman: Materiality and process in the creation of stimulus-responsive jewellery objects. In All Makers Now?ISBN 978-0-9544187-9-3
The idea of creating a jewellery organism that comes alive on the
body has fascinated and inspired my research ever since learning
about the potential inherent in smart materi...
Vones, K. (2013). Technological Microcosms – Considering Materiality and Collaborative Practice in the Creation of Wearable Futures. In Praxis and Poetics - Research Through Design 2013, 59-62. ISBN 978-0-9549587-9-4
With the increased prevalence of digital technologies in our everyday lives, the questions posed to the contemporary craft practitioner regarding creation of an emotionally re...
Scottish Funding Council
This project takes a new approach to teaching Mindful-breathing techniques to children aged 4-9.
Diagnosis of anxiety, stress, depression and ADHD in children has seen a significant increase over the...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The proposed research project seeks to examine the ways colony-based photographers represented and celebrated the success of the colonial-based enterprises in Southeast Asian at the turn of the 20th c...
Edinburgh World Heritage
12 Closes is a 4 year project partnership with Edinburgh World Heritage to re-invigorate and redesign a series of the Royal Mile's pedestrian closes. The projects will be developed through a process o...
15 September 2016
15 September 2016
Public Talk at Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, about the Franki Raffles Archive Research project www.frankirafflesarchive.org
19 October 2016
19 October 2016
Paper presented to a postgraduate research seminar at the Centre for Media and Culture, University of Stirling
Programme Leader BDes(Hons) Product Design
Pengelly, J. & Thompson, P. (2011). Social Networking and Affinity Spaces – The Virtual Atelier. In ATINER's Conference Paper Series ART2012-0076, ART2012-0076. ISBN unknown
This paper examines the impact digital culture, Web 2.0 and Online Networking, an area we might collectively define as e-culture, is having on the practice, modes of collabora...
Thompson, P. (2011). The Digital Matrix and the Paperless Print. In Hoskins, S. (Ed.). IMPACT 6: multi-disciplinary printmaking conference proceedings, 44. ISBN 9781906501037
This paper examines, from the perspective of a critically engaged practioner within the context of contemporary fine art printmaking practice, the concept of a " digital matri...
Thompson, P. (2009). The Personalised Surface, New Approaches to Digital Printmaking. In The Personalised Surface: New Approaches to Digital PrintmakingISBN 0955862892
My work is formed through practice-based research and is placed within the context of the transferred image. I have developed my digital practice from traditional methods of p...
Buwert, P. (2017). Aesthetic Justice. Design for a blind-spot culture. Design Journal. 20(sup1), S38-S48. doi:10.1080/14606925.2017.1353017. ISSN 1460-6925
This paper presents a conception of aesthetic justice which builds on
thoughts of Theodor Adorno and Wolfgang Welsch and attempts to reconcile design’s relationships with both...
Buwert, P. (2017). Potentiality: the ethical foundation of design. Design Journal. 20(sup1), S4459-S4467. doi:10.1080/14606925.2017.1352942. ISSN 1460-6925
This paper presents the argument that design is by nature an activity which extends and transforms potentiality and that therefore, because of this, it is always an ethical ac...
Innes, M. (in press). Lighting and Museum Exhibits. In The Oxford Handbook of Light in ArchaeologyOxford University Press (OUP). doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198788218.013.31. ISBN 9780198788218
Museums exist to display and preserve valuable artefacts. Display lighting helps fulfil one of the main tenets of a museum, but excessive light causes irreparable damage to se...
Scott, A. (2017). Re-examining the aims and context of Raffles' photographic practice. In Franki Raffles: Observing Women at Work, 15-23. ISBN 978-0-9567646-6-9
No abstract available.
Cavers, C. (2017). Assam The Language of Tea: A familial re-purposing. In IX Chobi Mela 2017ISBN 978-984-34-1915-6
Assam, the Language of Tea: A Familial Repurposing, by Colin Cavers, is a postcolonial investigation of his colonial past by revisiting his portrait of tea pluckers project in...
Kerlaff, P. (2016). Now I Sit Me Down by Witold Rybczynski, Review Paul Kerlaff. Interiors. doi:10.1080/20419112.2016.1242267. ISSN 2041-9112
A simple but profound point opens Now I Sit Me Down: that chairs illustrate a kind of democratic manifestation of our relationship to things. Unlike architecture, and to a les...
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E. & Jennings, T. (2016). Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education. 35(3), 327-336. doi:10.1111/jade.12109. ISSN 1476-8062
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...
Vettese Forster, S., Anastasiadou, C. & Calder, L. (2016). Making Tourist Experiences Through Personalisable 3D Printed Souvenirs. Making Futures. IVISSN 2042-1664
Gift shops are common in most museums and galleries that provide visitors with shopping experiences as well as the opportunity to transform their intangible experience of the ...
Buwert, P. (2016). Defamiliarisation, Brecht and Criticality in Graphic Design. In Modes of Criticism 2: Critique of Method, 25-38. ISBN 9789279734762
Our lives are habitual. We habitualise what is familiar in order to be able to function day to day, and through this a vast chunk of our living becomes automatic. The process ...
The Royal Zoological Society would like to work with academics and students at Napier University to scope a new and innovative event that attracts a new audience to Edinburgh Zoo. The aim of the event...
The project will require the customisation of a mobile vehicle to fulfil the physical and social requirements of data collection from the public, considering the practical, emotional and aesthetic req...
Kirkwall is the capital town of the Orkney Islands. It has a population of around 8,500 people, but Orkney has over 140,000 visitors every year. The majority of visitors are in the summer months and J...
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) would like to create a light show at its Edinburgh Garden during the dark winter months of November and December 2014 that will bring the gardens alive in the...
The proposed project is to develop a prototype publication with the working title ‘High Ground – a place of wonder, light & the lost’, a study of the Necropolis in Glasgow. The book will be a graphic ...
Higher Education Academy
The scheme provides the opportunity to experience Scotland’s new education system Curriculum for Excellence (CfE), first hand. Secondary school visits will engage with teachers and pupils and consider...
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh would like to explore an opportunity to try to attract more visitors to the gardens during the dark winter months. They came up with an idea of setting up possible ...
This follow-on project will continue the relationship between the company and the academic who worked on the original innovation voucher project. New concepts will be created for all the visual elemen...
Method Furniture craft their quality bespoke furniture that is shipped to customers all over the world. To protect the product they hand make basic wooden transportation boxes to keep the products saf...
This investigation examines various methods for evaluating interactivity and engagement with technology. By using a static model, namely the interactive gallery at The Public...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...