Are you frustrated by complicated home security solutions requiring all manner of smart IoT devices with big-brother-y fingerprint/facial recognition tech, when all you want is a simple key to secure your home?

In a brave new world of quantum encryption, cryptocurrencies and NFT transactions, the concept of a ‘key’ is…


“I remember I had a resistor stuck in my heel when I walked barefoot … stuff just kept flying around my apartment.” — Laura Kampf, Youtuber/Maker (Bricolage podcast, 15th December, 2017)

While working on a project, do you find loose resistors lying about willy-nilly (or for that matter any leggy…


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Things having ethics?
When people talk about ethics, they are usually addressing ethics in and between humans — to cause no harm to one another, to be polite, to respect one another, to not cross boundaries etc. However, people rarely think about ‘things’ having ethics in them. For instance, consider a…


These days I come across a number of news articles about racism, poverty, surveillance, extremism, exploitation, sexual harassment and climate change, and they worry me as much as, I assume, every other designer who thinks they have a part in making our world a better place. What gives me, a…

Anuradha Reddy

Researcher, designer, crafter of things

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