technology

Living in the connected home

The relationship we have with our homes and the appliances within them is changing. As more objects interact with us (and each other), it seems the house of the future is already

Constructed realities

Advances in technology have made sophisticated computer design and visualisation tools — once the preserve of the manufacturing industries — available to all at little cost. But what does this mean for the built environment we live in, or how we fit out our homes? Like the gale howling outside the lighthouse, the breakneck speed of technological progress has become such a feature of our lives that we barely notice it any more: the tape collection of recorded music that now fits on a flash drive smaller than your thumb, or the drawings, once painstakingly produced and rolled into tubes to be picked up by couriers, now outputted via PDF and sent over email.

Lecturer Design Management

Kingston University

Design Assistant

Cultureshock Media