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Mr Philip Luscombe

Graduate Tutor / PhD Student

Department: Northumbria School of Design

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Philip is a furniture designer, woodworker and tutor on the 3D Design programme.

He is currently writing a doctoral thesis that investigates the role of tools, techniques and material engagement during the making of designs. 

Supervisors: Dr Jayne Wallace; Dr Joyce Yee; Rickard Whittingham

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

I am interested in how the tools and techniques of design and making practice influence processes and outcomes. The main theme I'm exploring is a contrast between those techniques that promote accuracy to a predetermined form and those that promote step-by-step adaptation in response to an emergent form.

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