The end of 'The End of History'
In 1890, English writer William Morris published 'News From Nowhere' outlining his multidimensional view of a socialist utopia. In Morris’ book, change was...
V-ion
V-ion is a fictional energy company established in early 20th century as an alternative to Nichola Tesla’s and Thomas Edison’s models of...
News From Somewhere - Part 1
News from Somewhere looks at how a potential crisis in the service/immaterial economy affects society differently. The project explores the ideological role of...
The Thing
The Thing is a device designed in response to the Design Interactions Sound and Electronics brief organised by Japanese sound artist and designer Yuri...
Old Book
Decay is usually perceived as something negative. It’s a process that lessens the qualities of what's new. In this project I aimed to revert such perception by...
Promised Land
The world seems to be heading towards greater integration. Pro-globalization advocates celebrate the flow of wealth, optimisation of production and better...
Symphony for Destruction
The 2008 Crisis, also know as the Great Recession, has shown the impact of economics on the lives of ordinary citizens. Its shockwaves are still felt around...
Vote As You Like
This is an investigation of future scenarios in which the use of readily-available technology might redefine our relationship with politics and decision...
Letters From Paradise
'Letters from Paradise' is a three-piece installation exploring how innovations in synthetic biology have the potential to blur the line between what’s natural...
Control
Control is a film that depicts the ambiguous relationship between people and technology. It plays with the notion that we are most of the time being controlled by...
Drones for protest
Drones have been heavily criticised for their impersonality but also championed as an effective alternative in hostile environments. As their availability...
Thousand Authors' Book
In an era of seamless digital reproduction, the entertainment industry, through its legal arms, has gone to huge lengths in order to preserve its...
The Memorial of Unrest
The Memorial of Unrest was the result of a 10-day residency at the Swiss Pavillion’s School of Tomorrow during the Venice Architectural Biennale. The project...
Redesigning the self
Technology that can smell or taste the environment is predicted to arrive in 2015. With it, new interfaces will tell us even more about the environment. ...
It Rains a lot Here
“It rains a lot here” is a playful typographic celebration of the wettest year ever recorded in Britain. Of course it wouldn’t have been a complete piece if...
OCD
‘OCD’ is an algorithm written in Processing which deconstructs pictures and then re-organises them in their most orderly form. It’s an exacerbation and a...
Number 10
The ongoing austerity implemented by the current government in response to the 2008 Crisis will have an unforeseeable impact in the British society in the...
HiFiLoFi.co.uk
HiFiLoFi is a blog I created in 2010 as means of archiving my daily findings on the internet. After 3 years and almost 5k posts, it also became a very...
Made In
In ‘Made In’ I assessed the impact of globalization in ordinary households and how brands can operate on a transnational scale, way beyond their original...
THE CREATIVE DISTRACTION - Crisis in the making of contemporary liberal democracies.
The Creative Distraction was written during the course of my MA in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. I aimed to explore the role of crisis in the...
Now here and nowhere
Now here and Nowhere is a story set in a near future where teleportation is available to anyone. It explores the implications on society and individuals and our...
The Reunion
Rapid Prototyping is hailed as the trigger for what might become the next industrial revolution, having a greater impact in society than its 18th Century...
Public Man
Public Man is a short story about the pervasiveness and non-latency nature of digital memory. It deals with the long term implications of our digital persona,...
Victoria & Albert Museum - Recode Decode
Recode Decode was created to promote the Decode Exhibition, a major digital art show at hosted at V&A in late 2010. As part of the campaign, we invited...
Nike Run to the Beat 2011
When Nike asked Wieden+Kennedy to work on Run to the Beat, they wanted people to discover running through Nike+. RTTB, also known as London’s Music Half...
Penguin - Penguin+
The pervasiveness of e-Books are taking reading to a new level. They allow people to experience multimedia content and are also just a click away from even...
Nike - Inspire the Boot
To coincide with the launch of Nike’s Elite Series World Cup boots, Wieden+Kennedy created an activation campaign that invited fans to write a message to either...
Nokia nGage - Fifa 08
nGage is a software platform that turns Nokia phones into video games. It takes the action from living rooms anywhere. To promote it, Nokia gave away 120,000 free...
Frade - Hotel and Resort
Brazil is a country with a paradisiac coastline. Angra dos Reis is no different. Nature has the power to make you doubt what your eyes are seeing. In this campaign...
Bohemia - A family as noble as yours
Bohemia is a premium Brazilian beer brand. It praises itself for its attention to detail in the making process, the choice of ingredients and for following a...
BMW Motorbikes - Write the Book
The BMW RGS 1200 was already an iconic motorbike when Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman made it a world-wide celebrity during the series Long Way Down. The model...
BMW Motorbikes - Twin Towns
The BMW RGS 1200 is an all-terrain motorbike. By all terrain we mean the smooth tarmac you find in big cities, the dirt in small villages, and everything one might...
Ocas Magazine
Ocas is The Big Issue’s Brazilian equivalent. Like its British version it’s the little push people who live rough need to improve their conditions. To...
Palm Zire 71 - Post It
We wanted to show how much information the Palm’s Zire 71 could store. So we decided to create an analogy to translate its digital memory into a more physical and...
BIC Lighters - Alexandre Herchcovitch series
Bio
Rodrigo is a critical designer/futurist with a professional background in social communication/advertising whose practice explores how the dynamics between human...