Supervisor Meeting Time: Tuesday 11.30-2.30 in B.45

Emma Luke is a designer, practitioner and academic with an extensive background in wearable product design. Having worked in both international brands, and her own labels, Emma’s interests are in intuitive technological interventions, post digital craft practice and personalisation.  

Emma is currently completing a PHD focused on wearable technology exploring emerging constructs of multimodal design practice and new processes of creating hybrid personal objects. This enquiry aims to challenge digital obsolescence and the loss of lasting cultural narratives manifested in a series of multifaceted generative wearables and design projects.

Current Research Activities

  • CaT pin – Conversation as  therapy – co designed wearable to detect loneliness
  • Drone Chi –  meditive drones for bodily awareness 
  • Data Heirlooms – aesthetics, poetics and slow data 

Honours Interests

With a background in watches, jewellery and leather fabrication Emma’s interests are in all things wearable, post digital craft practice, micro fabrication, IOT,  assistive health technology and design interventions that promote human and environmental health and wellbeing.