e m b e d d e d s u b - p a g e n a v i g a t i o n

writing + advising (sharing my perspective)

i've always enjoyed writing, but i've found I do most of my public-reflecting on current interests and areas of (a)vocational expertise with friends over drinks (mostly remotely these days, but in person in the before times) or online in the Slack communities I frequent. Perhaps I should just start writing essays in the form of zines based on snippets of those conversations...


With, Not For: What Designers can Learn from Social Workers when Engaging with Complex Social Systems

Co-authored this article for the 2020 School of Design and Creative Technology Journal Volume 1: Designing to End COVID-19 with Lauren Gardner and Rose Lewis with editing support from our Design Institute colleague Kate Payne. I also created the promo illustration and the diagrammatic illustrations used within our article.

Speculative Futures Chapter Toolkit

Authored on behalf of the Design Futures Initiative throughout 2019 to support new and current chapter organizers.The Responsibility of DesignAuthored this essay-style article for the 2019 School of Design and Creative Technology Journal with editing support from my Design Institute colleagues Kat Jones and Kate Payne.

The Responsibility of Design: Adopting a Futures-Oriented Mindset to Support a More Responsible Design Practice

Authored this article for the 2019 School of Design and Creative Technology Journal with editing support from my Design Institute colleagues Kat Jones and Kate Payne.


Real-Time in Design

Advised the author, my friend Dom and provided light editing support as my schedule allowed.

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On behalf of the Design Institute for Health, those of us who expressed interest contributed our perspectives, notions, and inklings to this think piece from Politico.

What is Strategic Design?

Served as one of many sources of inspiration for the author, my friend Jeff, by introducing him to Strategic Design via repeatedly recommending Dark Matter and Trojan Horses by Dan Hill and discussing it with him through various communications channels and even in person in Marfa! in the before times.