Slöjd translates to 'craft' in Swedish. A homage to early prototyping methods, resourcefulness, and crafting by hand.   Partnering with GOOD Magazine, we brought together 8 designers from organizations like NASA JPL, Disney Imagineering, and Two Bit Circus to build new solutions that could enhance creativity in youth and adults.

Slöjd - Innovation sprints

 Slöjd translates to 'craft' in Swedish. A homage to early prototyping methods, resourcefulness, and crafting by hand.   Partnering with GOOD Magazine, we brought together 8 designers from organizations like NASA JPL, Disney Imagineering, and Two Bit Circus to build new solutions that could enhance creativity in youth and adults.

Slöjd translates to 'craft' in Swedish. A homage to early prototyping methods, resourcefulness, and crafting by hand. 

Partnering with GOOD Magazine, we brought together 8 designers from organizations like NASA JPL, Disney Imagineering, and Two Bit Circus to build new solutions that could enhance creativity in youth and adults.

 The designers spent 5 days developing two concepts. The final concepts were presented to a panel of judges from organizations like Art Center College of Design, Belkin, Adobe, UCLA, USC, and NASA JPL.

The designers spent 5 days developing two concepts. The final concepts were presented to a panel of judges from organizations like Art Center College of Design, Belkin, Adobe, UCLA, USC, and NASA JPL.

 The winning concept was funded with a $50,000 seed investment. 

The winning concept was funded with a $50,000 seed investment. 

 A stellar judging panel included interdisciplinary luminaries from the fields of design, engineering, architecture, media, and education.   Lee Zlotoff / Creator of  MacGyver   Mariana Amatullo / VP of Designmatters,  Art Center College of Art and Design    Thorben Neu / Design Director,  Belkin   Safir Bellali / Head of Innovation,  VANS   Tacy Trowbridge / Education Lead,  Adobe   Brent Bushnell / CEO,  Two Bit Circus   Casey Caplowe / Co-Founder,  GOOD Magazine   Casey Reas / Software pioneer, artist, and creator of  Processing

A stellar judging panel included interdisciplinary luminaries from the fields of design, engineering, architecture, media, and education. 

Lee Zlotoff / Creator of MacGyver

Mariana Amatullo / VP of Designmatters, Art Center College of Art and Design

Thorben Neu / Design Director, Belkin

Safir Bellali / Head of Innovation, VANS

Tacy Trowbridge / Education Lead, Adobe

Brent Bushnell / CEO, Two Bit Circus

Casey Caplowe / Co-Founder, GOOD Magazine

Casey Reas / Software pioneer, artist, and creator of Processing

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My roles: project direction / co-design of programming / alliance design and development / marketing / co-facilitation of workshops