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ConsciousCouture

Face masks can be uncomfortable. They can be sweaty and hot, they block the laugh, cover the kiss and stifle the smile. I don’t enjoy wearing them in public, but… face masks save lives. Every person you see wearing a mask is making a micro […]

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Key Workers

Using only the materials I happened to have in Lockdown with me I set out to say a visual thank you to all 8 groups of Key Workers. I wanted to turn my suddenly free evenings, weekends and canceled work time into something positive. I […]

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Biophillic Book List Video Blurb…

Freyja Sewell is obsessed… with Biophilic design, how can our increased knowledge of the natural world help us to create spaces and objects that make people feel better. For anyone craving green and wanted to know more about why, she will share her favourite books […]

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The Triptych and The Stewards

Researchers at the Nippon Medical School in Japan compared data on the percentage of forest coverage in all prefectures and cancer mortality rates provided by the Ministry of Health. Even after they had controlled for smoking and socioeconomic factors, higher forest coverage within prefectures provided […]

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Listening Pod

I was commissioned by the always fabulous Bittersuite to create a Listening Pod as part of their final output for their residency with the Institute of Imagination. Bittersuite, a company that uses multi-sensory experiences to explore music and emotions, took up a four-month cultural residency […]

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Recycled Glass Puzzle Table

I’m working on a concept to create tables using some beautiful recycled glass sheet I have recently come across. I’m trying to create a design which will require no glue or screws, and right now I’m wondering if any of the research I did in […]

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Empathy

How can our culture and technology cultivate and celebrate the power of empathy? Empathy, the ability to share someone else’s feelings, is arguably the most important trait humans demonstrate. It allows us to love, learn, communicate, cooperate and live in a successful society. Simply ‘connecting’ […]

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Design Indaba

It’s going to be hard for this year to get much better then this, it may have peaked. I am currently sitting in Cape Town in my second hotel room in as many weeks, in a rare break from the intense schedule of the YPO […]

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CitySkin_Day6+7

The CitySkin is complete! After 7 full working days with no distractions what so ever the prototype skin is finished and ready for it’s test run on Monday. Both Steph and I are surprised and delighted to have it all finished on Friday so we […]

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CitySkin_Day5

Who doesn’t enjoy getting some nice fresh 3D prints back? I designed some custom clips to hold the various sample collectors and components to the main body, which I also started cutting out today. I also made the prototype sweat collector which will go under […]

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CitySkin_Day4

Todays main victory was the airbag design. This panel houses a Air Sampling bag so we can send the breath of the city off for analysis to learn more about what we are taking into our lungs. I started the day off by having my […]

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