About Sally

Research interests

Using design to ask life’s big questions: speculative/critical design, futurism, practice-based research, “making about”, care, gratitude, ritual, play, human-thing interaction, design justice and equity, design for sustainable behaviour, design for emotional durability, cherished objects, the extended self, memorialisation, feminist design and technology studies, Heidegger.

Teaching expertise

Design(erly) thinking, (more than) human-centred design, design research methods, design theory, design history, critical theory and epistemology, academic writing, creative project planning, managing feedback.