Design Research 101
One of my goals in life is to be able to explain my job in a way that my grandparents will understand. On this page, I share links to useful resources about design, including some things I have made myself.
💬 Talks and Workshops
A workshop I gave with creative platform ‘Daisie’ about how inclusive design should work in theory vs in practice.
A talk I gave about trying to design for purpose instead of awards at D&AD with The Design Kids
👩🏼🦽Accessibility in Design
👩🏼🦽Design for Disability at UAL (Project)
A project I did with Dr Ju Gosling about how to make accessibility in Design more commonly used and applied at The University of the Arts London.
🧏 Accessible Art Language (Blog)
Thoughts from the On The Mend Blog about small ways to write about design in a more accessible way.
Thoughts from the On The Mend Blog about ensuring your site is accessible to people with visual impairments (note: this is non exhaustive and meant as an introductory guide only)
📒 Research Case Studies
✏️ What is a Designer?
✏️ What is Design? By Design for health (Article)
An introduction to design practice by Design for Health, a consortium founded by Center for innovation and Impact and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Being a ‘good’ designer is one of my guiding principles. This is inspired by this blogpost by Omayeli Arenyeka, a programmer and activist.
❤️ Being authentic at work
🥳 Bringing your full self to work (PDF)
An exercise booklet I designed to encourage people to bring the best of themselves unapologetically to work.
A rare podcast I recorded with my dear friend Chantal Cox George about our time as women of colour at the world’s biggest consulting firm, McKinsey & Company.
👋🏾👋🏻 Two Friends Talk about Race (Podcast)
The episode where my teenage best friend Alex and I talk about school and education.