Crafting the Wearable Computer: Design process and user experience Centre for Interaction Design, Edinburgh Napier University, September 2007
The Foundations of Craft: a suggested protocol for introducing craft to other disciplines. The Journal of Craft Research, Volume 3 Issue 1, 2012, Intellect.
(with Downes, T., Glazzard, M. & Harrigan, K.) Fit for Purpose? Pattern Cutting and Seams in Wearables Development. Digital Creativity Journal special issue on Create10, 2011.
(with Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode) Textile Enquiry and Design: Aeolia. Duck Journal for Research in Textiles and Textile Design, Loughborough University, 2010.
Peacocks and Wallflowers: the enactment of social visibility in wearables. Journal of Visual Communication Volume 7, No.3, Sage, 2008.
Crafts Praxis for Critical Wearables Design.AI & Society Journal, Volume 21 No.4, 2007.
The Materiality of Wearable Computers – Craft and Authentic User Experience. The Design Journal Volume 7, Issue 2. London: Ashgate Publishing. ISBN:0 7546 4107 4, June 2004.
Technical Textiles, in Briggs-Goode, A. & K. Townsend (Eds), Textile design: principles, advances and applications, forthcoming. Cambridge: Woodhead
peer reviewed conference papers
Reflections on a Craft Design Protocol. Ambience11, Boras University, Sweden. 28-30 November 2011.
Interrogating Hyperfunctionality (BEST PAPER). 1st International Conference on Smart Design, Nottingham Trent University, 22-24 November 2011. In P. Breedon (Ed). Smart Design. Springer Verlag, forthcoming.
(with Downes, T. & Jones, I.) Embodied textiles for expression and wellbeing. Design4Health European Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, 13-15 July 2011.
Forging a new community of craft practice. Art & Design and the Built Environment Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 7 July 2011.
The Foundations of Craft. Art & Design and the Built Environment Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 7 July 2011.
Revealing Textile Knowledge through Interdisciplinary Research. Art & Design and the Built Environment Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 8 July 2010.
(with Downes, T., Glazzard, M. & Harrigan, K.) Fit for Purpose? Pattern Cutting and Seams in Wearables Development. CREATE’10, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh 30 June – 2 July 2010.
(with Martha Glazzard) Knitted Stretch Sensors for Sound Ouput. Extended abstract, Proceedings 4th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded & Embodied Interactions, MIT, Boston CA. January 2010.
(with Dr Philip Breedon, Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode, & Brenda Sparkes) Textiles, Shape and Sensor: Integration of Textile Design and Technology. Futurotextiel, Brussels, November 2008.
(with Dr Philip Breedon, Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode, & Brenda Sparkes) Design Innovation: Sensors and fabrication. 86th World Textiles Conference, Hong Kong, November 2008.
Parallels in the Evolution of Craft and Authenticity proceedings ofCrafticulation & Education
International Conference of Craft Science and Craft Education 24−26 September 2008.
Reflection and Transparency: Rhythms in Experiences with Craft proceedings of New Craft – Future Voices, Dundee 4 – 6 July 2007.
ensemble- a sound and jewellery work extended exhibitions abstract in New Craft – Future Voices, Dundee 4 – 6 July 2007.
ensemble: embodied experiences in a sound and jewellery installation (with Michael Smyth) British Computer Society’s CREATE 2007: Creative Inventions, Innovations and Everyday Designs in HCI Conference. London, June 2007.
Plotting Affect and Premises for Use in Aesthetic Interaction Design: towards evaluation for the everyday shortpaper accepted for the first volume of HCI UK, Engage, London, Sept 2006.
Crafts Praxis for Critical Wearables Design paper accepted for Wearable Futures Conference, University of Wales, Newport, Sept 2005.
Crafts Praxis as a Design Resource paper accepted for 5th Engineering, Product Design in Education Conference, Edinburgh, Sept 2005.
The Materiality of Wearable Computers – Craft and Authentic User Experience paper presented at Pixelraiders2, Sheffield Hallam University, 8-10 April 2004.
Forging a new community of craft practice. Entanglements, OPEN Design Research Society Special Interest Group Symposium, Nottingham Trent University, 5-6 May 2011.
(with Dr Philip Breedon, Dr Amanda Briggs-Goode) Walking While Marching – reflections on supporting emergent post-disciplinary research. Foresight – mapping the territory, Association of Fashion & Textile Courses, Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool, 17 & 18 November 2009.
Working with craftspeople – motivations, concepts and challenges. Designing the Not Quite Yet Workshop, HCI UK, London, Sept 2006.
Multivalency and Socially Performative Meaning Making. Understanding and Designing for Aesthetic Experience Workshop, HCI UK Conference, Edinburgh Sept 2005.
Visualising Social Space with Networked Jewellery..Space, Spatiality and Technologies, Dec 2004; URL http://www.spacespatiaility.org
An online journal for post-graduate design research outputs article for Networks, the Art & design subject area newsletter of the Higher Education Academy, Issue 15, 2011.
Fluidity in craft and authenticity. ACM interactions magazine, 2011..
Crafting the Wearable Computer. article invited to accompany exhibition. intelligent agent Vol. 8 No. 1: Social Fabrics, Leonardo Educational Forum Exhibition, College Art Association 2008. Dallas, Texas. Available at http://www.intelligentagent.com/archive/Vol8_No1.html.
article invited for publication on the Creative & Cultural Skills Creative Choices website, on the subject of “Leadership development and skills in the context of crafts, design and emerging technologies.”, December 2007.
Distribution – craft and speckled computing invited article for 716 craft·design,
Craft Australia’s monthly news online. April 2007. http://www.craftaustralia.com.au/716/ and at http://www.craftaustralia.com.au/research/20070327.php
An Engagement with Emerging Technology article published in Axis Dialogue online journal January 2007. http://www.axisweb.org/dlFULL.aspx?ESSAYID=47. ISSN 1749-4990.
Framing the Ambiguous Wearable article accepted for publication in the online Convivio Journal Nov 2004; URL http://www.convivionet.net