As part of my research and engagement scholarship, I attended the 2018 Engagement Scholarship Consortium in Minneapolis, Minnesota this past semester. The conference supports a range of engagement research that focuses on university-community partnerships—partnerships that build and strengthen diverse communities for residents. The types of projects represented at […]
Horn Island 34: A Personal Mindquest to Meet the Magic Hour, Let go of Distractions, and Coexist with Nature
An Islander’s adventure in self-discovery and why all you need in life is a knife, rope, zipties, and duct tape.
A few weeks ago, I made my first trip to Michigan and traveled from Detroit to East Lansing to visit my collaborator, Rebecca Tegtmeyer at Michigan State University. She and I have been working together remotely since 2013 researching design collaboration & technology, and have […]
Traveling to West Bamfield on Vancouver Island is no easy feat. The trip took two days, but well worth the journey. After flying into Vancouver on Friday evening, I met up with my robot-making design collaborator, Rebecca Tegtmeyer, and we took the Skytrain downtown […]
Last fall, I attended the Cumulus Conference in Hong Kong to present my work on an open model of community engagement in social design. The conference, hosted by HKDI (Hong Kong Design Institute) in Kowloon was five days long, including an opening exhibition and reception (on Monday), […]
New York, Design Incubation, The New School, College Arts Association, Cooper Hewitt Museum, Birthday parties, oh my
An amazing city, always buzzing with people, and an infinite amount of things to do.
We had more things on our to-do list then we could have accomplished in a week, yet we were still able to see and experience a great range of Edinburgh’s history and culture, natural landscape, architecture, art, shopping, and more.
Stumbled Upon Dougherty’s Stickwork Project in Salem, MA: Reminiscent of the haunting stories of witch trials
A day trip with the family unfolds as a historic tour of public art, sculpture, typography, and design.
Thrive designers invited Memphis College of Art to visit their offices in Helena AR.
The Highline Project is a restoration project where designers, archtects, urban planners, engineers, and other contractors worked together to rethink an abandoned railway that passes through lower/west Manhattan.
It’s been a long time since I’ve moved to a new city and I forgot how challenging it can be to figure your way around. Transitioning from Atlanta to Memphis proves to be a great learning experience.