BSc (Hons), MDes (Distinction)
Education, Research & Visual Communication Design
School of Design / Ngā Pae Māhutonga, Massey University
I am a Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication at the School of Design / Ngā Pae Māhutonga, , Massey University in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. I teach across a wide range of areas including typography, editorial design, brand communication, UX/UI, and spatial information design.
I am also a funded PhD candidate within the at Victoria University, where I am exploring issues around science communication.
As a designer my practice focuses on facilitating and democratising access to information. I have research interests in communicating science, environmental and social issues, particularly in the digital space, and also an editorial design practice focusing on novel navigation systems.
I have a background in geography and information management and have worked extensively in the NGO sector. I am is interested in conservation and sustainability, the built environment, and the personal ethics of design practice.
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You'll find me talking about, amongst many other things: the anthropocene, architecture, bikes, books, cartography, conservation, data, détournement, editorial design, design ethics, geography, neogeography, placemaking, planet, politics, science communication, typography, UX / UI, wayshowing…