Ron Wakkary


Ron Wakkary is full professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University in Canada where he is the founder of the Everyday Design Studio ( In addition, he is full professor in Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of

William Odom


William Odom is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Arts + Technology at Simon Fraser University. His research focuses on the increasing role of interactive technology in mediating a wide range of everyday practices and its often disruptive,

Xiao Zhang


Xiao Zhang earned a master’s degree in interaction design from Simon Fraser University. Her educational background is in industrial design. Before moving to Canada, she had participated in diverse industrial product design projects in China. The products include televisions, military

Ce Zhong


Ce is a first-year Ph.D student specialising in interaction design in Everyday Design Studio. Before he comes to EDS, he studied industrial design engineering at Southwest Jiaotong University, China. In the past 8 years, Ce completed a number of design

Doenja Oogjes


Doenja Oogjes is a PhD student whose research explores the design of digital domestic technologies using speculative design and integrating indirect ways technologies mediate our everyday. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters in Industrial Design from the Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Amy Chen


Amy is a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. William Odom. With great interests in interaction design, she joined the Everyday Design Studio in August 2017. Her research focuses on slow interaction design, temporality, and experiential quality. Recent

Tal Amram


Tal is a PhD student with a background in industrial design; receiving his MSc in Design for Interaction at the Delft University of Technology. Interested in DIY, connected objects and the creative processes of amateur experts, Tal is looking into

Minyoung Yoo


Minyoung is a Master’s student at EDS, and a developer who pursues creativity. Min is interested in the assistive technology that enriches everyday life experience for the senior and for people with disabilities. Min studied Computer Science at the University

Jordan White


Jordan is a Masters student under the supervision of Prof. William Odom. He holds a Bachelors from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Computer Science with a minor in Industrial Design. He has worked in industry as both an iOS