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Romulus


A design task came my way last week for software start-up Romulus who have designed a sales management software tool. Their main business is flexible printed hospital screens but they have found that their network is interested in how to

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Romulus


A design task came my way last week for software start-up Romulus who have designed a sales management software tool. Their main business is flexible printed hospital screens but they have found that their network is interested in how to

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Cultural Brokerage


Signed off on this website this week. It has been a fascinating project working with cultural diplomat Colin Hicks. Colin’s work consists of facilitating a wide range of connections and conversations across government, music, performance, policy, and business. He is

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Cultural Brokerage


Signed off on this website this week. It has been a fascinating project working with cultural diplomat Colin Hicks. Colin’s work consists of facilitating a wide range of connections and conversations across government, music, performance, policy, and business. He is

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Best Patisserie in Paris


In Paris for a conference recently so alongside the more formal research I presented (related to social interaction design, and robotic displays but that’s a different post) I carried out some highly subjective research into Parisian patisseries. Five participants were

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Best Patisserie in Paris


In Paris for a conference recently so alongside the more formal research I presented (related to social interaction design, and robotic displays but that’s a different post) I carried out some highly subjective research into Parisian patisseries. Five participants were

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Murakami Motif Map


I’ve finished working on a screen printed text piece related to Japanese author Haruki Murakami that started out as a highly complex digital interactive and ended up with all the technology removed, but the interactivity still in place. I was

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Murakami Motif Map


I’ve finished working on a screen printed text piece related to Japanese author Haruki Murakami that started out as a highly complex digital interactive and ended up with all the technology removed, but the interactivity still in place. I was

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Password Politics


Why do new social behaviours emerge? I’ve been observing a form of behaviour that occurs when you enter your password online in front of someone you don’t know very well. I have found that most people find it necessary to

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Password Politics


Why do new social behaviours emerge? I’ve been observing a form of behaviour that occurs when you enter your password online in front of someone you don’t know very well. I have found that most people find it necessary to

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Necesso


These screens are for a start up called Necesso which is all about managing your online profile. The company aims to be a kind of marketplace agent finding you good deals by allowing you to share your data with companies

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Necesso


These screens are for a start up called Necesso which is all about managing your online profile. The company aims to be a kind of marketplace agent finding you good deals by allowing you to share your data with companies

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BodyTrack/Fluxtream


    Just finished working on this application. BodyTrack is a CREATE Lab project from Carnegie Mellon University run by the brilliant Anne Wright and Fluxtream a start up run by Candide Kemmler. Both applications attempt to aggregate personal measurement

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BodyTrack/Fluxtream


    Just finished working on this application. BodyTrack is a CREATE Lab project from Carnegie Mellon University run by the brilliant Anne Wright and Fluxtream a start up run by Candide Kemmler. Both applications attempt to aggregate personal measurement