Urban Dolls // Objects

For my final project I have created 9 items:

1. Lip magnifier
2. Eye magnifier
3. Nose shaper
4. Ear pinners
5. Face mask / lip pounter
6. Lip pounter
7. Face lifter
8. Cheek plumper
9. Cheek reducer

Please see the electronic version of the >> book

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Urban Dolls // Concept

It is getting more and more difficult to define a concept of contemporary beauty. In urban society, where the hunt for perfection begins at an early age and modified ‘plastic beauties’ wave from the covers of glossy magazines, humanity’s struggle for perfection appears almost limitless.

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Urban Dolls Contextual Report / Mum who am I?

This is my Contextual Report for my final year project. In this paper, I propose that there is no need to undergo expensive, psychologically and physically painful procedures in finding your perfect look. Essential parts of the human psyche – confidence and self-esteem – could be easily lifted and ‘healed’ not just by a few cuts and stitches made by the surgeon, but also by through various design contexts and practises.
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Kin Design | Nokia Live Brief

This was 6 weeks project, where I worked alongside my friends: Lizzy Burt and Michael Richardson.

The brief of the project was to design a 5m square exhibition space in Brick Lane that would communicate Nokia’s new ‘social location’ technology. The outcome had to capture visitor’s attention and tell the story with simplicity and innovation.

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The Anti-social

This project was an interesting and challenging journey, as my main aim was not to create something beautiful, beneficial to a society but opposite – to create negativity that people would remember and talk about. As an artist I was re-shaping an old area’s face. I was designing its new mood, playing with people’s feelings, their emotions, with a hope to shock and leave them scared and terrified.

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