May 15, 2023
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The Practice of Sound Design in Eastern Congo’s Community Radio stations

In order to fully unleash the potential of sound design in eastern Congo's community media, it is crucial that training is provided to the radios' staff members as well as members of the general public. Funders and actors from the private sector can play a key role in democratizing sound design, a step which will benefit all members of the community through an enhanced auditive experience.
March 29, 2023

The Importance of Social Listening in Marketing and Design

In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of the marketing and design industry. They’re an important tool for businesses to connect with customers, promote products and build brand loyalty. But it’s not just about creating and sharing content. It’s also about hearing what customers are saying […]
March 18, 2023

Chat GPT for designers: Boon or bane?

When I started writing this article on this latest phenomenon, ChatGPT, I realised how much I was relying on hearsay to form an opinion, which in any context is not advisable, leave alone regarding a technological marvel that has wrested the world’s attention, generating curiosity and concern in equal measure. […]
March 6, 2023

Learning Environment Design: Optimising Classrooms for 21st Century Learning

There has been significant research and development in the field of education however primarily the focus has been on curriculum and pedagogy. The aim of this project was to research the current thinking on 21st Century education and then consider the physical space in which the students learn ‘the classroom’ […]
March 3, 2023

Understanding how trends are born: A look into the world of marketing and design

Trends are a fascinating aspect of the marketing and design world. They are everywhere, from fashion to technology, and they can have a significant impact on how companies market and design their products. But have you ever wondered how trends are born? In this article, we’ll explore the various factors […]
February 6, 2022
The client may be the king but he's not the art director

The client may be the king but he’s not the art director

We have all been there. You designed something you are proud of. Then the client asks for changes, tweaks and more changes, turning the final result into something you wouldn’t want in your portfolio or that has nothing to do with the first briefing. What can you do? In fact, […]
November 18, 2021
Design at its best

Design at its best

Those who know me know that I’m really not that into social media, photos, and posts. But when I received this degree, the first feeling I had was of gratitude, and for this reason, I couldn’t help but write this. I’m thankful to God for the gift of being able […]
October 1, 2021


Generative design is a design exploration process. As a trend, it started being used in art projects by generating random algorithms for sounds or images for example. It moved into logo and design identity projects as a trend for non-static “boring” logos and creating a new language for traditional identity […]
September 24, 2021

Design mindset: just ask!

In the professional world of design, the ability to raise questions is paramount. Designers often respond without asking first, present “solutions” to all problems without properly analysing them. The importance of questioning for the creative process is huge. It helps you to prepare your work. You actually can save a […]
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