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Dean Brown is a multidisciplinary designer and researcher based in London.  As a member of the Interaction Research Studio he pursues practive based research exploring the design of computational systems for everyday life. Projects include EPSRC funded MyNaturewatch, Yo-Yo Machines, ProbeTools and More-than-Human Data Interactions in the City (MoTH).

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Exploring More-than-Human Smart Cities: The Emergent Logic of a Design Workbook, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. 3 May 2024, Designing More-than-Human Smart Cities, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • A Practice-Based Approach to Post-Human Computer Interaction: Design Notes from Nature Scenes, Brown, D., Ovalle Piedra, L., Matsuda, N. 26 Feb 2023, TEI '23, New York, US, ACM
  • Nature Scenes: Warsaw 2023, Brown, D., Ovalle, L., Matsuda, N. 26 Feb 2023
  • Yo-Yo Machines: Speed Dial exhibited as part of the Saint-Étienne Design Biennial 2022, Boucher, A., Gaver, W., Brown, D., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Ovalle Piedra, L., Matsuda, N., Chatting, D. 6 Apr 2022
  • Yo–Yo Machines: Self-Build Devices that Support Social Connections During the Pandemic , Gaver, B., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Chatting, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle Piedra, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. 29 Apr 2022, CHI 2022 - Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, US, ACM
  • My Naturewatch Camera, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Molinera, J., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M., Phillips, R., Abbas-Nazari, A., Growing, B., Anderson, R. 3 Jun 2021
  • Yo-yo machines: self-build peripheral awareness communication devices, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Brown, D., Chatting, D., Matsuda, N., Molinera, J., Ovalle Piedra, L., Sheen, A., Vanis, M. Nov 2021
  • Design and Deploying Tools to ‘Actively Engaging Nature’: The My Naturewatch Project as an Agent for Engagement, Phillips, R., Abbas-Nazari, A., Tooze, J., Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Ovalle, L., Sheen, A., Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Vanis, M. 8 Jun 2019, HCII 2019: Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for the Elderly and Technology Acceptance, Cham, Switzerland, Springer
  • My Naturewatch Camera: Disseminating Practice Research with a Cheap and Easy DIY Design, Gaver, W., Boucher, A., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Brown, D., Ovalle Piedra, L., Matsuda, N., Abbas-Nazari, A., Phillips, R. 2 May 2019, CHI '19: Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, ACM
  • Nature Scenes: Brompton Biotopia, London Design Festival 2019, Brown, D., Matsuda, N., Ovalle, L., Boucher, A., Vanis, M., Sheen, A., Gaver, W. 22 Sep 2019

3D Design BSc (Hons) August 31 2007

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