On February 24th to 26th, we hosted the Toronto Service Design Jam at the Normative studio! We had over twenty jammers in the studio all weekend to learn, explore, research, play, create, prototype, and present their services to the world. The project was part of the Global Service Jam organized by WorkPlayExperience, and was organized […]
I have started a new position of Designer at Normative Design. In the two months since I’ve started, I have worked on massive intranets, start up companies, product redesigns, and have pitched and had started development on a robotics project. I could not be happier. I am hosting the Toronto Service Design Jam with friend […]
Recently, I’ve been discussing with a friend the role of colour in communication and emotion, spurred on by a project idea she’s had for some time. Questions of how these might be applied in our day-to-day interactions with devices that have, in many ways, become desaturated with modern industrial design standards, permeate the conversations. Earlier […]
A digital strategist I work with, Dan Robinson, shared this article earlier today. In theory, any site that makes use of the Facebook open graph API can appear as something tracked by the facebook system. So if you see a “like” button, assume that your presence there is logged. That said, look at the kind […]
The Friday before last I attended a half-day conference as part of Digifest called Locative Media Innovation Day. Locative Media is, generally speaking, any kind of digital or physical media object that can be contextually related to an location or space. A well known implementation is foursquare, in which we’re seeing talk of delivering advertisements […]
Incredible work by Mandelbrut exploring noise, video, and synesthesia.