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Like New is an exhibition of works that explores how objects embody our deepest emotional and psychological reserves, acting as both receptacles and markers of time and space. In these book works, prints, and installations, found (or rather “sought”) images, text, and objects are repeated and...
Disrupting the Designer: Applying a feminist, embodied, hermeneutic framework towards better understanding and disrupting visual design practiceDownload
This Master of Design thesis project takes an experimental approach to exploring hermeneutic phenomenology—a practical philosophy that looks at understanding lived human experience through interpretative back-and-forth dialogue and storytelling—combined with a feminist and embodied research...
Diagnosed in 2009 with Multiple Sclerosis, my mother’s mental and physical health deteriorated at a rapid pace. The person who raised me was altered, becoming someone who was less confident in her abilities and saw her disease as a defeat. I grew to resent this new person, seeing her as the...
Background: There are many educational resources to teach the adult population about cardiovascular disease and living a “heart healthy” lifestyle, however, there are few resources that target the pediatric population. In fact, many of the pediatric educational resources are intended for the...
With the rapid development speed of social and economic change, people are paying more and more attention to the health of themselves and their families. As a result, there is an increasing demand for health and rehabilitation services and technologies. Currently, the number of people living with...
Modern Indigenous is the title of my thesis and is a brand development project that aims to incorporate Indigenous culture, values, symbols and traditional materials with twenty-first century design thinking and product development. Through this process a number of modernized product designs will...
Empathy-led Service Design: Imagining Future Health Smart Homes through Co-Design with Older AdultsDownload
This project investigates the development of a service for Health Smart Homes (HSHs) from the perspective of Baby Boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) living in Edmonton, Canada. A Health Smart Home is a home that has been designed for people with special needs employing technology for...
Peripheries In this body of work, I utilize found wooden and cardboard pallets as a foundation for process-based artworks. The pieces reference their original industrial source, but are also transformed, through material manipulation, to evoke other associations. The pallets, built to move...
Inspired by principles of sustainable design, slow design, and minimalism, this thesis support document and the accompanying gallery exhibition titled Consumplation contain concepts that aim to improve the human condition while balancing individual, socio-cultural and environmental needs. This...
Development of a Public Space: Rossdale Power Plant Building, Collaborative Placemaking Using Virtual RealityDownload
The River Crossing area in downtown Edmonton is evolving into a vibrant community and a unique place in the city. The ongoing redevelopment of west Rossdale plan involves a variety of projects including expanding land uses in residential, commercial and institutional concepts. The City of...