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  • Walking Tour

    For the first Spaces and Practices session we were asked to make an alternative walking tour of Goldsmiths, a tour that would encourage visors to look at the space from a different…

  • Movable Matter eBook

    eBook version of the Studio Technologies assignment –Movable Matter. Download the PDF here.

  • Movable Matter paperbook

    This book documents my reflections on Material Manipulation. It is bound using a Coptic stitch. The advantage of Coptic binding is that the pages of the book lay flat when open; it…

  • Curiosities of paper circuitry

    I’ve made a thing. It is part of Jie Qi’s research for her PhD at the MIT Media Lab into the way in which artists and makers approach circuitry in a creative…

  • Process of process

    The reflective portfolio is the process of making a tool kit that I will use to help make research in the field of Design Education. The tool kit contains methods and processes…

  • Evaluating and Engagement

    Process of research (non-liner, can be cyclic, also can be very messy!) Reflective context “Reflective practice…is a framework that encourages reflection in different ways. Retrospective reflection – ‘reflection-on-action’ – is a critical…

  • Approach

    The following themes outline my approach to defining and applying the methods in this “Kit of Process”. Using these approaches helps me to establish a way of looking, and thus shapes the…

  • Crossovers and combinations

    These methods and processes do not exist as totally separate entities. They can be used in combination with one another (i.e., in a workshop there may be interviews, documentation, mapping and drawing),…

  • Literature

    A literature review is a comprehensive study as well as an interpretation of literature that relates to a particular topic. The slides written for a lecture by Mike Waller and Steve Keril…

  • Mapping and diagramming

    Map as process: A map that is part of the learning process, or development of ideas, or a timeline. Clarifying ideas in Radical Pedagogies class. Design education students organise ideas, and as…

  • Drawing

    “What was the role of drawing if not to evoke new possibilities? To open new readings, to provoke a conversation? To openly question, not to dictate absolutes to a reader in a…

  • Swatching

    Making swatches is a way to mock up ideas, develop and prototype technical content, and have small examples in real space (without the work of creating a finished item). Swatches are used…

  • Making

    Making ideas Rapid prototyping -simple making process to convey ideas. The making process becomes language, it is a way to communicate and idea, but also a way to develop an idea between…

  • Cultural Prompts

    “[Cultural] Probes are collections of evocative tasks meant to elicit inspirational responses from people —not comprehensive information about them, but fragmentary clues about their lives and thoughts” (Gaver et al., 2004). I…

  • Communities of practice

    Communities of Practice are social spaces where learning takes place. Jean Lave writes about learning as a situated process, where learning stems from participating within the network of practitioners in a given…

  • Workbooking

    Workbooks and sketchbooks demonstrate the design process through the organisation of ideas and research. In my practice a workbook has dual purpose and contains the process of making, recording, and reflecting. I…

  • Interview

    I love making interviews! I have found that I get a deep insight into the perspective of the people I am working with through conversation, dialogue, and feedback. The interviews I made…

  • Documentation

    As a design educator a lot of the the research I make is event based, which means documentation is a key part of the research. In the context of my research documentation…

  • Play

    Play as a way of research? Can research be fun? How does fun-ness in the research process to fun-ness in research writing or research making? Here are some things that could help…

  • Zine making

    I was going to make a zine that “instructs” the reader to question some of the ways we teach science and technology, ideas that I have explored in the past Radical Pedagogies.…