Some projects I've worked on.
LEO is a smart home bedside lamp design to help people relax before bed so they can get a better night sleep. LEO works by guiding users through breathing exercises before bed, using a combination of light and sound.
thYnk is an imagined creative advertising agency, given a brief to create an advertising campaign to convince 19YO males that 'Drunk cycling is not worth the risk'. The solution showed how the legal risks of drunk cycling could impact the audiences independence.
This data visualisation shows the exponential population growth over the last 10,000 years in relation to estimates around the number of people the earth can sustainably support, given our current impact on the earth's resources.
Given masses of Instagram and Twitter data, IBM and The City of Melbourne presented the brief to use #MSFW data to enhance the Melbourne Spring Fashion Week experience. The solution involved creating an interactive, socially-fuelled sales promotion.
3,000 Litres a Day
3,000 Litres a Day is a video which visualises the amount of water which is used to produced the foods we eat every day. The video was made to be shown in Sydney's Central Park shopping centre, publically raising awareness around this little-known environmental issue.
Some things I've done.
Why accessible design is better design
Accessible design isn’t an obstacle to good design – it’s an opportunity for designers, developers, inventors and all other ideas people. By embracing the limitations of disability, we are driven to improve existing designs and create something that is a whole lot better to use, for all users.
Everyone has Disability
Accessible design isn’t just designing for a minority group who identify as having a permanent ongoing impairment. At its core, accessibility is about designing for diverse user needs and it benefits everyone, because everyone has disability.
A talk about how to test for accessibility at Microsoft's ‘Hack 4 Good’ event attended by web professionals from around the country. Discover the top tips for accessibility from a user experience point of view.
Inaccessible websites force many to ‘Click away’
Recent British research shows that UK businesses are losing out on huge sums of money – potentially totalling billions of dollars – by failing to make their websites accessible to users with access needs… and the same is bound to be true in Australia.
Accessible website design = optimal usability
There’s a myriad of articles out there on terrific colour combinations and graphics tips for website design. However, there’s not much useful information available on how to design a great looking, easy to navigate website that is accessible for those with a vision impairment or cognitive disability.
What makes for a good user experience?
A podcast interview about user experience. What is it? Why is it so important? And, what is it's relavent to digital inclusion?