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Interview with Lenka from the Scotch Whisky Experience

Posted by Mica on June 11, 2019 in Concept & Research

Lenka Whyles is Head of Visitor Experience at the Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh and shares her insights in immersive whisky experiences. The Scotch Whisky Experience (SWE) was founded in…

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Experiment – Deconstruction of Glenfiddich Project XX

Posted by Mica on June 9, 2019 in Concept & Research

For the visualisations required by my project, I needed firstly to analyse the whisky of my choice and deconstruct it, unpacking the nosing and tasting notes into colours, shapes and…

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Interview with Mark Daniels

Posted by Mica on June 7, 2019 in Concept & Research

Mark Daniels is the Executive Director of New Media Scotland. He implemented several projects around taste, sound and vision before. Initially chosen projects for this interview where the following: 2014:…

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Concept and Drawings

Posted by Mica on June 5, 2019 in Concept & Research

Next generation of whisky tastings: How to enhance senses by extending the physical reality with digital design? What problems will I address and solve with digital design?As a whisky enthusiast…

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Arcadia Dundee and D&AD London

Posted by Mica on May 29, 2019 in Concept & Research, Design Inspiration

Arcadia 2019 in Dundee – Game Industry Conference Arcade was the first conference for the game industry held at the V&A museum in Dundee. Next to the conference we had…

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From Synesthesia to Digital Whisky Sensations

Posted by Mica on May 26, 2019 in Concept & Research

Academic research is a base of every Masters project. In this blog I will summarise relevant research which directs my design in a digital whisky tasting experiences and how the…

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Mind Map & Dynamic Earth

Posted by Mica on May 17, 2019 in Concept & Research

Meeting with my Supervisor For preparation for my meeting with my supervisor Prof. Dr. Jules Rawlinson I had to create a Mind Map. Mind Map 1 The first Mind Map…

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All About Sensors

Posted by Mica on May 4, 2019 in Concept & Research

To create a whisky glass as a controller for my experience I have to find out what kind of sensor would be suitable. The goal is to find a sensor…

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Speyside Whisky Festival

Posted by Mica on May 4, 2019 in Concept & Research

Research can be fun! While looking for a more focused idea for my project I decided to use the opportunity to research at the Speyside Whisky Festival. Visiting Distilleries such…

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Inspiration and Examples

Posted by Mica on May 1, 2019 in Concept & Research, Design Inspiration

Before developing my project I have to find out first what hast been done in this area before? Who created a digital tasting experience before and what was it like?…

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