Archive for February, 2006

Mapping (Creative) Clusters

Monday, February 6th, 2006

From various conversations with students at the Zollverein School I know that some of their interim projects have dealt with business plans on how to leverage from the heritage of the former coal mine areal as well as from the status of a “UN World Heritage” donated in 2001. In the late 1920ties, architects Fritz […]

Design Institute of Australia: Understanding Corporate Identity

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

The Design Institute of Australia host a series of articles written by design professionals about the various fields of the design industry. From quickly browsing through the list I understand that they are mainly aiming at helping designers to sell their products and services better.
Therefore one shouldn’t expect too much of a “the next big […]

It’s that easy: Writing your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day!

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

Once in a while students ask me for my advice prior to starting their master thesis. Questions usually comprise issues on formal requirements, writing style, research methodologies or time planning.
While there is a broad range of literature on the market I would like to present my top 3 list of books addressing the issues mentioned […]

Move forward - Who needs your gift now?

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

As my previous posting is indicating there’s a life after the MBA ;-) and I’ve had interesting discussions with some students about their plans after finishing their MBA by the end of this year.
Interestingly previous experiences with students from other design management programmes as well showed that engagement in post graduate programmes like the MBA […]