Design Informatics Pavilion Facelift

Pavilion part of the Edinburgh Art Festival and the Fringe with the Future Play Festival. Freelance for Design Informatics Edinburgh, Scotland 2017   In 2016, The Design Informatics Pavilion was designed by Biomorphis, an Edinburgh-based architecture practice led by Pierre Forissier. Interested in how digital technology can be efficiently used to design an affordable modular structure, …

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New career path

A page of my professional carrer turned few weeks ago. My one year contract as research associate at the university of Edinburgh ended and it is decided that I am going to try to be a self-employed ‘multidisciplinary designer’. So if you are looking for someone creative, if you need a website, illustrations, art work, …

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Dominoes

More informations in the report produced along the process. The Dominoes have been designed as a concept of a tangible interface for biologists to sketch DNA constructs. The interface consists of a series of pieces representing different DNA parts, using Synthetic Biology Open Language (SBOL). By manipulating these pieces and snapping them together biologists can sketch …

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Tales of Synthetic Biology

More informations in the report produced along the process. I imagined an activity composed of cards that allows participants to ‘create’ personalised engineered ‘thing’. They first would have to choose an ‘organism’ and then create a sequence in order to modify it; and finally explain the story behind their creation. Encouraged to reflect on the …

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Videos from Design Meets Synthetic Biology Workshop

More informations in a blog post I wrote few months ago and this published bog post from innovate UK. On 12th July 2016, we (Larissa Pschetz and I) organised the Design meets Synthetic Biology workshop, where we invited biologists, engineers, designers, artists and social scientists to design domestic artefacts through the lenses of synthetic biology, also considering …

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