BSc (Hons), MDes (Distinction)
Education, Research & Visual Communication Design
School of Design, College of Creative Arts, Massey University
I am a Lecturer in Visual Communication at the School of Design, College of Creative Arts, Massey University. 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 department 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 (including crisis communication for natural disaster situations), 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…