CV

Currently

Associate Lecturer & Tutor, Goldsmiths, University of London
[January 2013 – Present]

Associate lecturer/tutor in the Design Department at Goldsmiths.

PHD Student, Goldsmiths, University of London
[October 2016 – Present]

‘Empirical Speculation and Urban Disasters: Prototyping Futures in The Jungle’ (working title).

Exhibitions, Talks, Papers, Publications etc.

Nordes 2017, Oslo, Norway: Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle [2017]

System of Systems, Athens, Greece: Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle [2017]

Wounded Places Symposium, Parsons, NYC: Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle [2017]

Maker Assembly, Sheffield, UK: Making in the Jungle & Design Unlikely Futures [2016]

Practices of Design, Goldsmiths, UK: Design Unlikely Futures [2016]

Arts Academy University of Split, Croatia: Design the end of the world [2015]

Mill Co, London: ‘Four chairs in four days’ [2012]

London Design Festival, UK: ‘BeOpen- Four chairs in four days’ [2012]

MOST, Milan, Italy: ‘Four Chairs in four days’ [2012]

Architecture for Humanity: ‘Ideas on a postcard: Brick replacement service’ [2012]

Interiors UK: JAILmake [2012]

Dezeen space: ‘Brick replacement service’ [2011]

Designers Block: ‘JAILmake- Plantable’ [2011]

PIRATE UTOPIAS: ‘Machines for believing in’ [2009]

New Designers: ‘The design factory’ [2009]

London Design Festival, UK: ‘Made in 24hrs’ [2008]

Previous experience

Lecturer & Tutor, Goldsmiths, University of London
[January 2013 – Present]

Visiting lecturer/tutor in the Design Department at Goldsmiths, teaching on a range of briefs including ‘Sets & Props’, ‘Design and the Zombie Dawn’, ‘Escape’ and ‘The Environment Keeps Happening To Me’.

Freelance designer
[January 2013 – September 2017]

Working across a number of projects from outdoor public furniture to museum interactives.

Clients included:

Future Cities Catapult – Demonstrator space [2015]

Lead designer for exhibition, space and furniture for the new demonstrator space in their building in Clerkenwell.

Microsoft – Wearable research project/pollution badge [2014]

Designing a speculative workshop dealing with new wearable technology.

London College of Fashion – Various exhibitions [2014]

Leading a small team to design, build and install various exhibitions for LCF’s graduating students.

ITV – Wiggly bench [2013]

Lead designer of outdoor public furniture piece for public plaza outside the new ITV building in Manchester. Project management as well as overseeing fabrication, production and installation by fabricators in Preston.

National Maritime Museum – Visions of the Universe  [2013]

Installation, design and build of electronic components for ‘Mars Window’.

JAILmake, London
Founding Partner [December 2010 – December 2012]

As a founding partner at JAILmake I ran a trans-disciplinary studio and workshop that took on a wide range of creative projects. Clients included Glastonbury Festival, Anish Kapoor studio, Tom Dixon studio, London College of Fashion, Museum of Science and Industry and Lowe and Partners.

Innopia, San Sebastian
Designer & Researcher [January 10 – June 10]

Kin Design, London
Designer [September 09 – December 2010]

Dunne & Raby, London
Internship [July 08 – August 08]

Made in 24hrs, London
Paice/ISA charity supported project [August & September 2008]

Eco e Narcisso, Turin
Designer & Researcher [June 08 – August 08]

Qualifications

Goldsmiths, University of London [Oct 06 – July 09]
BA Design (First class honours)

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
 [Sep 05 – Jun 06
]
Foundation Studies: Art & Design.

Hardware skills

Metal: welding (MIG, TIG, Stick), brazing, soldering, cutting, marking, turning, machining
Wood: General carpentry and joinery skills, cutting, gluing, routing, sawing
CNC machining, 3d Printing (Makerbot)
Sewing
Photographing/Film making
Electronics, Arduino
Measuring
Good ability to read and understand technical drawings

Software skills

InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lighroom
Rhino, Vectorworks, V-Ray
Production of technical drawings and design detailing
Web (xhtml, css, php, mysql)
Digital video (Premiere, Final cut, Flash, etc.)
Coding in Arduino & Processing
Admin (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint)