Cardboard BoomBox with Bare Conductive’s new Touch Board

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To celebrate the launch of my good friends at Bare Conductive’s new Touch Board launching on Kickstarter – I helped create a working BoomBox out of cardboard!     Firstly, this was a great way to show how a 2D sketch could

Podcast on Engineer Vs Designer

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Interviewed by Josh and Adam from Engineer Vs Designer. As you might expect this is exactly the kind of place I enjoy being – between the brutal engineering reality and the fluffy designerly dreaming… Check out previous episodes which range

HowDo

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HowDo  is a fantastic Application that allows you to capture the key steps of a process you are working on or have created. It does this by allowing you to take a quick image and then record your voice afterwards

Design Modelling Podcast

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Featured on Looking Sideways Podcast, created by Andrew Sleigh. It was a lot of fun and the interview covers a whole range of topics about stuff you may have seen on my website and workshops – but also goes into

Design Modelling Workshop – Video

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Featured by Sugru – “Meet the Sugru Fixers”. Filmed on 26th Jan 2013, in London. To find out more about this Workshop, click here.    

IDEO Make-A-Thon 2013: SUPERHUMAN

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This was my second Make-A-Thon in IDEO, London. This is a great opportunity to explore new concepts and try out new technologies. Always with an eclectic bunch and never a dull moment. “Team Zen” were assigned the brief to explore

Full-day design modelling workshop back by popular demand…

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Following November’s Design Modelling workshop at Geeklates, London, a new full-day workshop has been created for design professionals and serious enthusiasts. Beginning in card, the workshop will explore a range of modelling techniques and then progress into other materials such

New Adventures in Sugru: Branding, Needle Files and Silicone Paintbrushes

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Sugru is fantastic stuff, as mentioned in an earlier blog, it can be used to model forms by hand and is ready in less than 24 hours. Here is a few enhancements to my workshop I made just this morning. I

Dyson Ball Challenge 2012 – Winner of Most Ambitious Design Award

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Not wanting to go for the simple (but in hindsight, very effective) direct-drive for a ball, we opted to create a ‘Mechanical Hamster’ and put it inside the transparent ball. This involved using two ‘omni wheels‘- one to power forwards

GEEKlates

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It’s not often you get to see UX Designers from Google, BBC’s Mad Scientists, Game Developers, Arduino Hackers and more, all under one roof for a night of geekery – fuelled on gourmet coffee good enough for Harvey Keitel. Not