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Audio: Material Narratives with Dean Brown

Designer Dean Brown discusses his studio practice spanning objects, installations and interiors. He introduces his recent projects including an AI Drawing Easel for Google, a furniture collection for the fashion retail app Depop, a transformable kitchen for an Austrian castle and Sunglasses for Puffins created with the Interaction Research Studio.

Dean Brown studied Product Design at DJCAD, University of Dundee and is now based in London. He designs and makes objects, installations and interiors for a range of clients including Google, Uniqlo, Nike, Sèvres, Depop and Schloss Hollenegg for Design. His work has been exhibited internationally at the Milan Design Week, London Design Festival, the Aram Gallery and the V&A.

Content Warning: Animal Specimen (a Puffin, which died of natural causes) used as part of a research project is discussed in the audio. Images of this are shown within the presentation slides.