Now based on the magical island
of Bali in Indonesia
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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.  

Sustainability

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.
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Unplugged

Wake up with the sun. Work, play, exercise, eat. Go to bed when the sun goes down. Just don’t use anything that needs a plug – no mobile phone, no computer, no lights.
That was the premise of todays little experiment – to see how reliant I had become on electricity in my daily life. To find out how it went, Read on…

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Breakfast pancakes

I treated myself to banana and coconut pancakes with passionfruit syrup for breakfast this morning

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Cigar bug

The length of my fingernail, this stunning little bug looking like a gold-tipped havana landed on my screen earlier.

Stevie's General Store

Stevie’s General Store

Another cracking find in Singapore – and just over the road from Books Actually – it has a lovely collection of vintage clothes, accessories and emphemera like this jar from Roswell. Honest.

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Made Wianta drumming – video

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John Hardy’s Green School at TED Global

Every year visionaries, thinkers, and activists from a variety of fields are invited to present their ideas to the world through TED Talks. This past July, Green School’s Founder, John Hardy was asked to speak at TED about Green School, receiving a standing ovation. I am honoured to have added my small part to this amazing project. You can watch it here at ted.com . To find out more about Green School, please visit their site here

Books Actually

Had the pleasure of being introduced to a gem of a shop…  Books Actually is tucked into a corner of Singapore near the financial district. Meticulously curated and elegantly presented. Well worth a look if you’re in town.

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Factory lunch

Had lunch with the gang at the bamboo factory today – It has to be some of the best food served at any factory on earth – tempe, tofu, curried egg, sambal, beans in peanut sauce and wild rice – all produced within a few feet of the kitchen. Amazing.

rice fields sunset

Rice field sunset

The view on my way home – a slight improvement on the top deck of the No.94 Bus

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Sticky rice, Mango and grated coconut

Looks like I have a new favorite dessert

human computer interaction, japan

Human computer interaction, japan

Missing, Japan

Missing, Japan