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My human-centered design project archive


Self-tracking Beyond the Numbers

With knowledge, comes power. In an age of sensors, smartphones and big data, it’s possible for people to gain more knowledge about themselves than ever before to improve their lives. However, the growing self-tracking industry has no clear industry winners yet; the devices that will come out on top are the ones that best meet the needs of real people.…


Snippets: Dispelling The Myths Of Public Housing

The National Public Housing Museum is the only museum of its kind to “interpret the American experience in public housing.”

In the early stages of developing the museum in a former public housing building on Chicago’s south side, the museum has an opportunity to serve as a model for educational programming and advocacy.…


VW Sie: When Self-Driving Cars Become Pervasive

Larry Keeley of Doblin/Deloitte posed the following challenge to us: “Create a platform level innovation in how automobiles are integrated into modern transportation systems when self-driving vehicles would be safe, legal, and affordable.” In 7 weeks, my team developed a shared vehicle platform that would offer highly-customized, personalized experiences (with a solid business plan to boot).…

Finding A Primary Care Physician

Finding A Primary Care Physician

Our team, based on our own experiences, found the process of finding a medical provider challenging and we couldn’t reason why it was so difficult. Over 16 weeks, my team explored the complex issues impacting the journey to finding a doctor.…