An experienced Architect and Designer / Maker, Claire’s work combines an exploration of materiality with the use of digital technologies to create bespoke and tactile pieces. Part digital fabrication and part hand-made, her work is research-driven, taking a human-centred design approach focusing on our uniqueness as individuals.
By investigating the sense of touch and how it contributes to our perception of the world, Claire’s pieces provoke a mindful interaction between object and user / wearer. The obligation to interact with the pieces in an unconventional manner not only requires consideration, but also imparts a sense of ownership, allowing a
Drawing on her Architectural background, Claire’s ongoing, practice-led research aims to generate innovative models for interactive engagement. The next challenge will be to investigate how this can be achieved in a post pandemic society.