Things have been busy. Over the last few months I’ve been working with my colleagues at the Near Future Laboratory to get a piece of work to completion. Regular readers might remember that a while ago we ran a workshop at
(First published on Core77) I spent the first 36 years of my life living in the UK, more than half of which was spent in and around London. As such, I have a deep personal affinity to Gin, that wonderful,
Last October, I spoke with my buddies Julian Bleecker and James Bridle at IDEO in San Francisco on a lovely topic: Design and Fiction. Everyone from the Near Future Laboratory was in town so we figured that we should have
The IDSA have kindly asked me to talk at their Silicon Valley chapter on November 7th. Do come along, tickets can be ordered here. UPDATE: thanks to everyone who made it along. Alicia Dornadic has a write-up here on the IDSA site.
Hello dear readers, a quick heads up… I’ll be talking at a little evening event here in San Francisco next week, alongside Julian and James. Should be good. If you fancy coming along, you will need to register though, which
Originally posted on Core77 Broadly speaking, design projects may be split into three categories: now, next and future. Most of our time as designers is concerned with the now or next, but occasionally we are called upon to embrace projects
Originally posted on Core77 Note: Throughout this piece, I refer to simplicity in relation to the operation of devices or the experience of use, as opposed to a reductive or minimalist aesthetic. As with everything involving language, a design brief