creative director, world builder, and
I work across media, product design, game design, social technologies, foresight and facilitation, from the board room to the playground.
Here is a selection of some of the projects I’ve contributed.
BABKA & NUSHIcreative direction
An AI enhanced, transmedia grandmother and her robotic cat, who roamed Tiktok, Reddit, X, the streets of San Francisco and Los Angeles during Spring 2023.
Read case study
OBJET.ART creative direction
Branding and creative for Objet.art, a web publishing platform poised to disrupt the fine art market.
SWAN SONGworld building
Feature film directed by Ben Cleary, produced by Anonymous Content. Responsible for world logic, systems and research that informed production design and narrative.
Watch on Apple TV+
FUTURE SCOUTScreative direction
Founded a next-gen scouting organization helping youth develop 21st century survival skills via creative camps and workshops, serving thousands. Branding, Marketing, Product Design. Pressured to shut down by the Boy & Girl Scouts.
Read the HNDBK
CRYPTO COMMONS CAMPconcept, creative direction
Concept, vision and whitepaper for a decentralized organization that acquires, stewards and manages Scouting ranches currently being privatized around the USA.
Read more in Shareable
Early oevre of algorithmic and anti-algorithmic art, quickly
banned on social media.
JPGs, GIFs, AI,
canvas, and spraypaint.
MARBLE TOWNcreative direction
Developed concept, design and noir-paper for an Open Metaverse Cemetary (and the accompanying musical) on the blockchain.
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNworld building, creative facilitation
Served as a creative lead, facilitator, and world builder in the studio of Alex McDowell.
Client projects included Ford,
20th Century Fox, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, University of Alaska, and the Mississippi Choctaw.
Visit Experimental Design
POLYPOLYcreative direction, game design
An update to an old classic - Monopoly. Polypoly is a board game for exploring alternative economics. Limited production run for use by the University of Technology, Sydney, for their Bachelor’s in Transdisciplinary Innovation
View on the Wayback Machine
STAR WARS IXworld building
Worked with production designer Alex McDowell and the Lucasfilm team to develop the world design and logic for a never-made version of Star Wars IX, helmed by Colin Trevorrow.
Learn more at AV Club
METAMAPS.CCcreative direction, product design
Led the development and design of an open source web platform for real-time concept mapping. An early example of collaborative sensemaking and networked thinking software. Online 11 years strong and used by a small community of interdisciplinary researchers.
Star on Github
NOTTHISBODYcreative direction, creative production
A boutique studio making shortform viral media, art installations and transmedia content with such personas as Jonathan Haidt, Jason Silva, Lawrence Lessig and Aubrey Marcus.
EICAR INTERNATIONAL FILM SCHOOLfilm direction, B.F.A.
Part of the last generation of filmmakers to learn filmmaking, shooting on film. Various 16mm & 35mm shorts.