I completed a Master of Design at the Ontario College of Art & Design (University) with a concentration in inclusivity and accessibility.
My major research project was focused on understanding Toronto's innovation ecosystem to design the uniquely Canadian startup.
Access the full major research project.
Visualizing the day's happiest moment over the time period of a year, in collaboration with Amirah Jiwa.
As part of my Master of Design at the Ontario College of Art & Design (University), I practiced and studied digital humanities at the intersection of cognitive science, inclusivity and accessibility.
Co-creating a multi-sensory museum exhibit.
Analyzing the inclusivity and freedom of speech of the Medium platform.
Designing office space.
Service design for a more inclusive YouTube.
My coursework included:
- Museum curation / exhibit design- Data visualization- Accessibility- Inclusivity- Multi-modal translation- Photography- Graphic design- Service design- Design thinking- Design research- Prototyping
Video prototype for a journey step in the multi-sensory museum experience.
I review books.
I love lyrics.
I photograph travel, live music, fitness bloggers, singers, fashion bloggers and pets. My photography has been displayed in Toronto cafés, in travel magazines, and on bloggers' sites.
Squarespace photo blog
And, of course, Instagram.
I am a founding member of Artlet. Our mandate is to empower self-expression through art. We host a series of events, including collaborative paint nights, card-making, and workshops on creativity.
I conceptualized, directed and edited The Art of Making and What does creativity mean to you?
I also supported design for the Artlet website.
Toronto September '15 ART LET
Two select projects from the concepts I developed at the NYU Center for Design, Digital Arts & Film.
1) ApplaudIt is a concept for a user-generated media platform.
see the low fidelity prototype.
Wireframes designed with Omnigraffle, prototype created with InVision, design thinking communicated with Squarespace.
2) iFloat is my concept for a native meditation app that helps nervous flyers relax in-flight.
The wireframes were created with Omnigraffle, the prototype was created with InVision.
I create with mixed material art, using:
- Acrylic paint
- Watercolour paint
- Oil paint
- Nail polish
- And more.
Check out my video log on youtube.
I talk about fintech, creativity, start-up ideas, design, music, books and poetry.