Modernist Craft and Crafting Coffee

Collaborator: Bauhaus Foundation Dessau Work Conducted: February – June 2016 How can craft history be presented in an exhibition? How can one think about the ways in which craft and design intersect? (Click image to view video of the condensation

Modernist Craft and Crafting Coffee

Collaborator: Bauhaus Foundation Dessau Work Conducted: February – June 2016 How can craft history be presented in an exhibition? How can one think about the ways in which craft and design intersect? (Click image to view video of the condensation

The Future of Workplace Eating

Client: NESTA Foundation, London Work Conducted: Summer 2016 Each year, Nesta develops a set of future predictions about what kinds of design and innovation society and culture is likely to be facing. The futures team were particularly interested in exploring

The Future of Workplace Eating

Client: NESTA Foundation, London Work Conducted: Summer 2016 Each year, Nesta develops a set of future predictions about what kinds of design and innovation society and culture is likely to be facing. The futures team were particularly interested in exploring

Broken Stories

Client: Fixperts What is the Value of Fixing?  What are the social motivations and relationships which happen around fixing?  Our group set out to help Fixperts conceptualise where, how and for whom fixing works best, and explore new kinds of social

Broken Stories

Client: Fixperts What is the Value of Fixing?  What are the social motivations and relationships which happen around fixing?  Our group set out to help Fixperts conceptualise where, how and for whom fixing works best, and explore new kinds of social

Design Anthropological Futures

  Announcement:  Book Release http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/design-anthropological-futures-9781474280600/ The book Design Anthropological Futures will be published by Bloomsbury in September 2016.  It comprises a major overview of the various ways in which design anthropology tackles the tricky issue of futures. Chapter 13 outlines

Design Anthropological Futures

  Announcement:  Book Release http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/design-anthropological-futures-9781474280600/ The book Design Anthropological Futures will be published by Bloomsbury in September 2016.  It comprises a major overview of the various ways in which design anthropology tackles the tricky issue of futures. Chapter 13 outlines

Home Futures

Home Futures: Domestic Textiles and Decision Making Client:  PDD Human-Centred Design ‘The chief benefit of the house [is that] the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace’ (Bachelard 1958 The Poetics

Home Futures

Home Futures: Domestic Textiles and Decision Making Client:  PDD Human-Centred Design ‘The chief benefit of the house [is that] the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace’ (Bachelard 1958 The Poetics

Understanding the Change: Menopause and Materials Design

In Collaboration With: P3i Design, University of Northumbria The world of materials is often considered predictable, repetitive and reliable. Yet because of the materials revolution, it is becoming more unpredictable. This project began with concerns about the long-standing separation in

Understanding the Change: Menopause and Materials Design

In Collaboration With: P3i Design, University of Northumbria The world of materials is often considered predictable, repetitive and reliable. Yet because of the materials revolution, it is becoming more unpredictable. This project began with concerns about the long-standing separation in

Cleaning Up After Gropius 2015

An Installation of Ethnographic Art at the ‘Haushaltsmesse 2015’ Design Exhibition   On Friday 12 June 2015, we launched a UCL installation on the Anthropology of Cleaning, as a part of the ‘Haushaltsmesse 2015: Zur Kunst des Haushaltens im 21

Cleaning Up After Gropius 2015

An Installation of Ethnographic Art at the ‘Haushaltsmesse 2015’ Design Exhibition   On Friday 12 June 2015, we launched a UCL installation on the Anthropology of Cleaning, as a part of the ‘Haushaltsmesse 2015: Zur Kunst des Haushaltens im 21