Now based on the magical island
of Bali in Indonesia

Using a wide range of media and techniques to explore my fascination for creativity, I work in many fields including painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, product design, visualization, UX and user interface design.

Before moving to Bali, I was Director of Research and Development at Jawbone. I previously ran a lecture series in London at Tate Modern on computer graphics under my company Supernatural and continue now to work on speech writing and presentation development such as Green School co-founder, John Hardy's TED lectures. I use this site as a portfolio of recent projects and concepts and also home to my blog where I discuss ideas, news and areas of this great wide world that pique my diverse interests ...and yes, my real name is zissou.  


Since moving to Bali in 2010 I have become far more deeply involved in sustainable thinking and design. I have built a bamboo home in the jungle, grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables and make a concerted effort to become more aware and considerate of nature and it's vital role in allowing us to live on this planet. To this end, should you have a creative project you feel could advance this type of neo-realism and are looking for creative assistance, you can contact me via the link above.

Light relief

It’s been an unusually productive week for me – ideas and concepts flowing thick and fast. But I am reminded of how often I have agonized through creative blocks. Read on…


Technology will save us

Technology Will Save Us is a forward-thinking new business model designed for positive social impact Read on…


The innovator – Mike Friton

Mike Friton is a freelance shoemaker, weaver, paper sculptor and innovator with over 30 years of experience at Nike. Read on…


Think like MacGuyver

Great post over at GOOD on resetting the creative approach of the west. Read on…


Design software for organ and tissue printing is on its way

Autodesk’s software may be best-known for helping architects design buildings or for prototyping products, but it soon may be applied to designing tissues and organs. Read on…


There, I fixed it

An interesting thought came to my mind about some of the  humorous repair results on Read on…


sketchy candle holder

Beautiful minimalism right this way. Read on…


Realism at Pecha Kucha

I spoke last night on the topic of Realism at the monthly Pecha Kucha presented by HUBUD up here in Ubud. Read on…


Botanicus Interacticus

Fascinating project from Ivan Poupyrev at Disney Research. He has been developing a non-invasive computer interaction technique using living plants. Read on…


The invisible bike helmet

Certainly lashings of drama in this little clip, but you’ve gotta hand it to Design students, Anna and Terese, this is an awesome idea. Read on…


The power of making

Ok, so the inevitable has happened – living in the jungle for the past couple of years, I have actually missed an exhibition I would liked to have gone to see – worse still, I only just found out about it! Read on…


Alternative rowing

A great example of Sidesaddle  …and a great tune too. Read on…