Alongside my colleague, Tobie Kerridge, I am starting a new MA at Goldsmiths entitled ‘MA Design: Interaction Research‘. The MA will bring together design-led empirical research with concepts and methods derived from STS and cater for students with backgrounds in Design and the Social Sciences. Here’s a description from the Goldsmiths web site. “Grounded in [...]
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The Interaction Research Studio deployed a number of indoor weather stations at Browns cafe in Brockley on the 31st of March. The devices, designed to make visible indoor micro-climates, will be with the volunteers for a number of weeks. Studio members will be studying the domestic climate data produced by the devices as part of [...]
Goldsmiths has produced a number of Research Documentaries, providing overviews of various research initiatives currently underway at the University. Here, Mike Michael and Bill Gaver sketch out the scope of ‘Sustainability Invention and Energy Demand Reduction: Co-designing Communities & Practice‘.
Last week I visited the Nun’s in York to take photographs of the Prayer Companion for the upcoming show ‘Talk to Me’, to be held at MoMa in New York. The Nun’s have been using the Prayer Companion for about two years now, as a resource for their intercessional prayers. [...]
The studio is preparing a set of Probe packs to be given to volunteers as part of the Legible Landscapes project. The studio is interested in gathering non-instrumental data about the home’s microclimates and people’s understandings and practices in relation to this.
From Monday the 2nd of May until Thursday the 4th of May I’ll be involved in running a PhD school with members of the Swedish design research community, at Goldsmiths. I’ve been working in collaboration with Pelle Ehn, Peter Ullmark and Sara Ilstedt Hjelm to organise a series of talks, workshops and discussions that will [...]