Welcome To My Portfolio And Blog.
My name is Peter Woodthorpe and I'm an Engineering Design Research Associate for the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom working with a precision engineering company in Otley, West Yorkshire.
On this site you will find a selection of the work that I have completed in academia, as a career and as a hobby. In addition to this I will comment on design trends and the important things going on in my life.
Please feel free to look around my website and if you would like to contact me please do so on firstname.lastname@example.org
Category Archives: General Design
New Years Eve brought the rare chance to get across to Bradford. The National Media Museum is in the centre of the city and houses an IMAX cinema, a 5 floor surround sound 3d capable venue. It is one of … Continue reading
Eyes on the prize Being a designer and an observer of what is going on around me, images play and incredibly important part in what I do. Whether it is studying a product, a problem or process map for work … Continue reading
Yes, it’s any excuse to post a clip from Red Dwarf time. But in this case I don’t mean the sci-fi versions I mean the little green friends to you and I on the alternative to fruit themed smartphones. Before … Continue reading
Everybody has them, whether it is a particular brand of car, a brand of letter orientated sunglasses or a particular fruit themed set of computer equipment we all have design weaknesses. These are things that draw our attention from across … Continue reading
I spent a year on Exchange studying at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada starting nearly 3 years ago from August 2006 to June 2007. This was where my passion for design really sparked into life, I began putting together the … Continue reading
I’d like to think of myself as someone who has traveled a fair bit, Canada, The USA, Uganda, Kenya, Italy… erm Wales but when it comes to heading north of the green green grass of home I have been a … Continue reading