Jon is the studio's MacGyver, bringing expertise in new technologies, tools and materials, and some fierce problem-solving skills. Armed with a soldering iron and a screwdriver, he is always ready to get his hands dirty, tinkering with new bits of kit and figuring out how they connect with our broader interests. He holds an MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art, gaining a distinction for his dissertation on 'Emergence' and its role in Design.
Jon's work has been exhibited at the MoMA New York, V&A London on numerous occassions and has won prizes from UNESCO and New York's Social Design Network. He has lectured at the Architectural Association London, MAD Faculty Genk, Belgium and Kitchen Budapest Hungary. He has been the lead technologist for a series of European wide projects for Snibbe Interactive, and has worked for a wide range of open source projects and startups, including the now-famous citizen journalism site Demotix.
Jon also has a deep interest in the idea of sustainability, which he continues to explore through his work and creative practice.