David Chatting is a Visiting Researcher at Open Lab and a PhD student at the Department of Design, Goldsmiths – University of London. David is a designer and technologist, who is interested in the “mundane future”. He works in software and hardware, to explore the impact of emerging technologies in everyday lives.
Between 2013 and 2017 David was a Research Associate at Open Lab and formerly Culture Lab, working on a variety of projects including Family Rituals 2.0 and ThinkActive.io.
David holds a Master’s degree in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art (2012) and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham (2000). He has almost ten years experience in corporate Research and Development for BT, where he was a Senior Researcher. He is an experienced software and electronic engineer, specialising in computer vision, tangible computing and data visualisation.
David’s design practice frequently examines modern notions of freewill and our sense of place in a networked world.