Designer and writer in San Francisco / London
Review of the Japanese photography critic and novelist Mieko Kanai's first novel to be translated into English, for the Cleveland Review of Books
On Phạm Phú Vinh's research into midcentury modern Vietnamese architecture and techniques for a climate crisis, for the modernist's issue #44, LAYOUT
On a lecture by the French architect Anne Lacaton, for the Harvard Graduate School of Design
A roundtable discussion on the Climate Museum UK, cultural institutions, collecting practices, and responding to the climate crisis, included in Reimagining Museums for Climate Action
A choose-your-own-adventure short story about online communities, mushroom foraging, and reconnecting with the natural world, for COMPOST Magazine
On Yoni Angelo Carnice's research into Filipino-American landscape architecture history, for the Harvard Graduate School of Design
Review of New_Public's online festival for Plot(s) Journal of Design Studies
On biodiversity, procedurally generated environments, and the biological versus digital 'seed', for Yale's Paprika
Presented as part of the 2022 annual conference on 'Design and Transience'
Presented as part of the Present Perfect Progressive panel, organized by N. Bucky Stanton
Spoke as part of the Emerging Designers Symposium
My research centers around histories of information; science, technology and society (STS); modern and contemporary design; the environmental impact of digital technologies; and how designers and design processes respond to technological upheaval.
Research essays include 'Information Overload Before the Internet: A Historiography of Eighteenth-Century European Encyclopedias' and 'Design, Information, Translation: From Point Paper to Punch Cards in Nineteenth-Century Jacquard Weaving'.
My MA dissertation, titled 'Small Tech, Slow Tech: Alternative Web Design Ideologies and Practices, 2005–2021', was inspired by my interest in early web design styles and processes and the contemporary interest in static site generators (SSGs).