Launch of LSBU / LCC ‘ACE IT’ Immersive Technology programme

At London South Bank University we are working with the London College of Communication (part of the University of the Arts) on an EU-funded (ERDF) innovation support programme for immersive tech entrepreneurs, offering free access to academic and industry expertise, and specialist audio-visual, digital and creative technology facilities and specialist studios.  The programme The programme, ACE IT (Accelerating the […]

Vox Pop: Towards a World Creative Economy Forum?

For a Design Week Vox Pop I was asked to respond to the question: The UK could host a new creative conference, modelled on the now defunct World Creative Forum. What should the World Creative Economy Forum do differently to its predecessor to ensure its success? My reply follows. In due course I will post […]

Engineers’ products are often decried

In a recent article in the Guardian Jonathan Glancey decries the decline of Britain’s engineering culture and argues that its industrial future is threatened by a lack of skilled workers and a glut of postmodern apathy. (Extinction of the engineers, Jonathan Glancey, Guardian, October 15, 2007) It is no surprise that, as Glancey observes,“we have […]

The RSA and social media

Following the ascendance of Matthew Taylor to Chief Executive of the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce) there has been a move to engage with new information technologies to facilitate the Society’s activities. The most significant manifestation to date was the RSA Conference The Social Impact of the Web: […]