🗺️ Some Places
Nike (Berlin). Senior Editorial Lead, Brand Creative
adidas (Amsterdam). Creative Director, Lab A
Google Brand Studio (London). Creative Lead
Google Creative Lab (London and New York). Creative and Copy Lead
Harbour.Space University. Professor. Brand Tone of Voice. Barcelona, 2020-present
General Assembly. Instructor. Copywriting for Tech. London, 2017-present
School of Visual Arts. Adjunct Professor. Digital Design. New York, Fall Semester 2015
Speaking & Mentoring
School of Communication Arts. London, June 2014
Pecha Kucha Vol. 27. Vancouver, April 2013
WeWork Labs (London)
📰 Some Press
Making music using new sounds generated with machine learning. Official Google Blog - The Keyword. March 13, 2018.
Google’s NSynth Super is an AI-backed touchscreen synth. The Verge. March 13, 2018.
Google launches NSynth Super AI hardware prototype. CNBC. March 13, 2018.
Don’t know what a ‘honeypot’ is? Try this analogy on for size. Wired. March 14, 2017.
Alphabet Build an Urban Dictionary for Tech Jargon. Fast Co. Design. March 14, 2017.
Project Bloks: Making code physical for kids. Official Google Blog - The Keyword. June 29, 2016.
Google’s Project Bloks will help teach children programming. Wired. June 28, 2016.
Project Bloks: Google’s latest effort to encourage kids to code. The Guardian. June 28, 2016.
Google Is Building Physical Code For Kids. Popular Science. June 28, 2016.
Spell Up with Chrome
New Google Chrome experiment: Spell Up word game helps you improve your English using your own voice. The Next Web. May 13, 2014.
Spell Up, A Chrome Experiment, Uses Voice Recognition, Gaming To Improve Your English. TechCrunch. May 13, 2014.
Google Science Fair 2014
7 Amazing Google Science Fair Projects. Scientific American. September 22, 2014.
Irish teens make Time magazine’s ‘most influential’. BBC. October 15, 2014.
DevArt: Art Made With Code
DevArt: Google’s ambitious project to program a new generation of artists. The Verge. February 5, 2014.
Artists virtually gatecrash Google’s DevArt Barbican exhibition. Wired. July 21, 2014.
Google’s OnHub Router Gets a Stylish New Look. Architectural Digest. January 8, 2016.
Google’s OnHub route is now a slinky. The Verge. December 8, 2015.
Google launches Android Experiments to showcase your most creative apps. The Verge. August 12, 2015.
Google’s Android Experiments shows you all the cool stuff you can do on Android. The Next Web. August 12, 2015.
Google And Levi’s Want To Put Computers In Your Clothing. Forbes. June 16, 2015.
Meet Project Jacquard, Google’s Plan To Turn Your Clothes Into A Touch Screen. Fast Co Design. June 1, 2015.
Google is Hacking Our Clothes To Work Like Touchscreens. Wired Magazine. May 29, 2015.
Inside Abbey Road
Take an interactive virtual tour of Abbey Road Studios. Rolling Stone Magazine. April 15, 2015.
Google Offers a Rare Peek Inside Abbey Road Studios. Esquire Magazine. April 15, 2015.
10 to remember Vancouver’s Definitely Raining blog by. CBC News. November 28, 2013.
Goodbye to Vancouver’s Definitely Raining blog. Metro News. November 28, 2013.
Vancouver Science World ads for sexuality exhibit pulled from bus stops for being too racy. The National Post. August 14, 2013.
Racy Science World ads spark controversy in B.C. CBC. August 13, 2013.
Tim Burton’s Cadavre Exquis
Tim Burton Telling Crowd-Sourced Tale via Twitter. Mashable. November 11, 2010.
Pass notes No 2,887: Cadavre exquis. The Guardian. November 24, 2010.
🖋️ Some Writing
Google.org Impact Challenge: Tech for Social Good. Nov 21, 2022
Dragonscale: a beautiful approach to solar. Oct 25, 2021
Five things you (maybe) didn’t know about AI. Mar 25, 2020
Making music using new sounds generated with machine learning. Mar 13, 2018
Android: Choice at every turn. Nov 10, 2016
Project Bloks: Making code physical for kids. Jun 29, 2016
DevArt: Art, made with code, opens at London’s Barbican. Jul 2, 2014
Speak and learn with Spell Up, our latest Chrome Experiment. May 13, 2014
Art, made with code: calling all future interactive artists. Feb 5, 2014
🗄️ Some Older Stuff
Google - Spell Up
Google - DevArt
Google - Science Fair 2014 Campaign
Google - Developing on Project Bloks
Science World - Science of Sexuality
Science World - Airport Security
TIFF - Tim Burton's Cadavre Exquis
📻 Some Reporting
"Vancouver City Guide." HYPEBEAST Magazine Issue 5: The Process Issue, September 2013, pp. 206-215
"Fashion Briefing." Monocle Magazine - Issue 69, December 2013, pp. 239-240
"Retail's Leading Lady." Monocle Magazine - Issue 67, October 2013, pp. 67
"Inventory No. 63." Monocle Magazine - Issue 63, May 2013, pp. 203
"Travel Edits: The Parker." Monocle Magazine - Issue 62, April 2013, pp. 221
"Fashion Briefing: Haven Sent | Boxing Clever. " Monocle Magazine - Issue 45, July 2011, pp. 159-160
"Style Essentials: Water Street, Vancouver." Monocle Magazine - Issue 45, July 2011, pp. 56
"Travel Edits: Meat & Bread, Vancouver." Monocle Magazine - Issue 43, May 2011, pp. 189
"Shelf Life." Wallpaper Magazine, July 2011, pp. 97
"Meat Treat." Wallpaper Magazine, May 2011, pp. 74
💩 Some Awards
2018: NSynth Super
Clio - Product Design / D&AD Yellow Pencil – Interactive Design for Products / ADC Silver Cube – Product Design / FWA of the Day – March 31, 2018
2017: Project Bloks
D&AD Wood Pencil – Product Design, Innovative Product Design
2016: Project Jacquard
🦁 Cannes Product Design Grand Prix / D&AD Wood Pencil – Product Design / Innovative Product Design / D&AD Graphite Pencil – Digital Design, Tech Innovation
2015: Inside Abbey Road
Cannes Design Silver Lion Digital / D&AD Wood Pencil / FWA Website of the Day / FWA Website of the Month / Adobe Cutting Edge Award / Awwwards Site of the Day / Communication Arts Web Pick of the Week / Creativity Magazine Editor’s Pick / Fast Company Top 5
2014: Spell Up with Chrome
The One Show Interactive - Silver / FWA Website of the Day / The Lovie Awards / Eurobest – Interactive / Awwwards Site of the Day
2014: DevArt: Art Made With Code
Cannes Digital Lions Shortlist / Cannes Innovation Lions Shortlist / FWA Website of the Day / Webby’s Technical Achievement Award
2013: Science World: The Science of Sexuality
The One Show Film Shortlist / Cannes Film Lions Shortlist / The Marketing Awards – Gold / Applied Arts / Communication Arts
2012: Science World: Airport Security
The One Show Film Shortlist / Cannes Film Lions Shortlist / The Marketing Awards – Gold / Advertising & Design Club of Canada / Applied Arts / Communication Arts
2011: Rethink Realizer
The One Show Interactive Finalist / The Webby Awards Finalist / The Marketing Awards – Silver / Applied Arts / Communication Arts
2010: Tim Burton’s Cadavre Exquis
The One Show Interactive Finalist / The Webby Awards Finalist / The Marketing Awards – Gold / Applied Arts