Designer x Researcher Ph.D
Her practice supports the development of products and services that amplify qualities of sustainability in the age of exponential technology
Global & Local.
For over a decade I have worked with thought-leading organisations around the world and dynamic startups alike. My experience embeds a worldview through design projects in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia.
As design researcher, supporting businesses to understand the humans behind the product-service and their context. My verticals is field studies, synthesising insights and facilitating interactions.
As educator, serving as Design Professor at Code University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Collaborate with IDEO U on the school of design-thinking
As designer-founder, developed and deployed Qualities method around the world - a new design method that supports businesses to amplify the qualities of their product-services. Also writing book project Design.Dharma (2019) showcases unique stories about designers practices & the human spirit in the age of exponential technology.
Worked with Hyper Island, Green School Indonesia, Forum For the Future, Tate Modern UK, General Assembly & The Doi Tung Sustainable Development Project Thailand.
Fellow Royal Society of the Arts
Resident House of Beautiful Business
Collectives The Point People | Sandbox
PhD 2017 Central Saint Martins London
Design for Communication: a collaborative practice to amplify qualities of sustainability
Design is also about deep listening & sharing
Often participate in panels and give talks about design practice to a variety of audiences. If what I do resonates, I'd like to hear from you
Themes include design research, sustainability, communications design, startups mindset, the designer in the field, and meta-concept design.dharma
Talks I have delivered include Royal Society of Arts and Creative Mornings London. Interviews shared about my work include R/GA Futures Publication, Design Indaba.
My speaking mentor is writer Sarah K Peck
I'm part of Women's Speaking Initiative by author Adam Smiley