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
Over the years I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Tokyo. Whilst working for Sony I visited frequently, but as with all business travel my free time was limited. I managed to squeeze a quick trip to Harajuku or
Above is a quick snapshot of a few texts I’ve sent to my wife since the beginning of 2013. I guess this is how we communicate now: staccato questions, quick bursts of information, snarky comments. Nothing too profound here, other