Final year project
Engaging the public in the early detection of tree health threats… [Read more]
British woodland biodiversity is increasingly under threat from invasive pests and diseases. Spored is a network of spore traps that can identify fungi present in the local area through culturing spore samples on petri dishes. The general public can participate through citizen science, starting by looping the weight around branches to hang the trap up, then sending the petri dishes into laboratories for identification. Using this information, we can map the emergence and spread of pathogens that threaten our woodlands.
A week after having been hung outdoors, cultures will have formed on the agar. The samples can then be sent into a laboratory, or brought into an organised event to be identified using high resolution microscope photography and InstaLab, an open sourced mould identifying AI.
The spore traps come in kits for the users to assemble to create a more engaging and rewarding experience. The kits have been designed with the circular economy in mind so components can respectively be recycled, composted or sent back for sterilisation and reuse.
Included in the kits is a leaflet containing instructions for use, guidance for separation and disposal at end of life and biosecurity advice to reduce the spreading of diseases to other trees.
Sketchwork and rough 3D prints to develop the form, inspired by native flowers, seeds and leaves to celebrate British wildlife.
A glass perfume bottle inspired by conch shells displayed at the Rotunda Museum, surface modelled in SolidWorks.
All the Fun of the Fare
All the Fun of the Fare aims to change rail traveller experience arriving at the station. Instead of issuing tickets for a preconceived destination, it surprises them with options for somewhere new entirely. It utilises quieter services to fill seats on empty trains for a cheaper ticket.
I am a creative designer with an interest in sustainable design and environmentalism.
My design process is research led and driven by a desire to learn. I enjoy immersing myself in research in order to identify insights and opportunities. Inspired by the work of Victor Papanek, I aim to create products that can tackle some of the many social and environmental issues we face today, from climate change to biodiversity loss.
Investigating the role Industrial Design plays in the 'Pink Tax'
Final year project
Engaging the public in the early detection of tree health threats through citizen science
'20 RSA Design Awards Nominee
'20 Diploma in Professional Studies
'19 Shortlisted for the Student Starpack Awards
'18 Highly Commended for the Student Starpack Awards
'17 Shortlisted for the Student Starpack Awards
July 2018 - June 2019
Design Intern, Vivona Brands
July 2019 - September 2019
Industrial Design Intern, PA Consulting