Local food discovery can be facilitated by a full-featured digital experience — from in-app product browsing to in-store shopping. Town Fare makes it easier to acquire fresh, seasonal food that reflects any person’s unique appetite.
The Field Guide is a World Bank manual for releasing open data hubs and collecting data on community assets, so that participating governments can have a comprehensive and up-to-date platform for disaster resilience.
This project is about integrating the use of media with the physical world. I created a game where the player can use a fishing rod to catch people on screen and try to reel them in.
Designed a variety of user interface scenarios for a project by the Senseable City Lab. AIDA involves outfitting a vehicle with the ability to learn driver interest and habits, and augments the driving experience with real-time information on the current state of one’s surroundings.
A long-time designer of book covers for the Stanford University Press, whose purview involves publishing authors from many different branches of academia.
My thesis project is a satire dealing with the societal implications for a technology-dominated economic system that has molded itself into inventing and then reaping maximized returns at the expense of traditional human needs.
SoFi’s Community product is a responsive web platform designed for SoFi stakeholders (investors and borrowers alike) to network, explore similar interests, and share news about upcoming events and job openings.
The DIY Guide serves as a global resource for extending UNICEF’s existing infrastructure of innovation labs worldwide.
My roommate and I barely knew one another. That is, until I documented (in various ways) us toiling away at our respective workspaces. I made a book documenting those traces and what we found out about one another.
Accepted into the MoMA’s “Talk to Me” exhibition. This design research project resulted in a conceptual product called The Messenger, which is an electronic device used to reinforce the act of prayer, while also representing a valuable knowledge resource for science.
Worked with the Wikimedia Foundation to standardize their globally-applied visual identity, and designed publications on behalf of the organization as well.
This portfolio gallery displays some earlier design work and some creative hobbyist work as well.
This MIT research project demonstrates an innovative application environment for Singapore’s bus passengers, letting riders know a real-time estimate of bus capacities when they arrive at nearby stops.
This project centers on the potential for improving literacy in under-developed regions. This is explored through low-tech social interactions, ones that enable collaborative creation & understanding of learning content. A selection for the CHI 2011 Student Design Competition.
An e-reader concept that derives its functionality by collating different content groups of the reader’s choosing, and applies the reader’s habits and preferences when parsing a personal information feed.
This research project employs an active data hub that reflects all manner of urban activity, and turns it into an innovative real-time resource for its citizens. Early findings were publicly unveiled at the Singapore Art Museum during the 2011 Singapore Biennale.
Child Friendly Technology is a framework designed to help guide the proper use of technology in UNICEF-driven educational programs. This project was created to be a discursive and descriptive (rather than proscriptive) ICT for Education framework.