Monthly Archives: February 2012

Prototype of our final model

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Some of our Sketches-Concept ideas

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Concept Sketch Models

Sketch Models using different materials

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Researching about our concept

For our concept idea we mainly focused on the Scottish BlueBell as it was mentioned in some of the websites that it is a scottish icon. So we were inspired by the shape and the form of the flower. Therefore we started researeching more about the bluebell and starting from this pooint we come of we different solutions to develope our ideas and thoughts based on it.

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Bluebells Can Be Very Benefical For Human . .

Medicinal uses of scottish bluebell Anti-Fungal.

The root has been chewed in the treatment of heart and lung problems. An infusion of the roots has been used as eardrops for sore ears. A decoction of the plant has been drunk or used as a wash in the treatment of sore eyes.

Non-medical uses of scottish bluebell

As a food, leaves can be eaten, raw or cooked but they are hardly substantial enough to be worth it.

Our Briefly Sketch Models

Where to see Bluebells in Scotland ?

 

50% of the world’s bluebells found in the UK.

The iconic blue-purple flowers traditionally begin blooming in the warmer south and the shimmering carpets spread further north as the season progresses. Around half of all bluebells in the world are found in the UK and our native species is protected.

Some Top Bluebell’s site around Scotland :

 

  • Glen Finglas (Brig ‘o’ Turk) Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park
  • Cumbernauld Glen, North Lanarkshire
  • Fairy Glen, Fortrose, Highland
  • Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, South Ayrshire
  • Balmacaan Wood, Inverness, Highland
  • Glasdrum Wood, Oban, Argyll & Bute
  • Carron Glen, Denny, Falkirk
  • Dalkeith Estate, Midlothian
  • Loch of the Lowes, Blairgowrie, Perth & Kinross
    • Pepper Wood, Kirkliston, Edinburgh
    • Cathkin Braes Country Park, East Kilbride, Glasgow

Scotland Icons

We have done some research about scotland and the important icons of the country. We came up with different images and informations that might help us develop or concept idea.

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