Ruby Quail Design

Service

Industrial

Interaction

Digital

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I'm a designer living in Melbourne
I'm interested in socially conscious design and achieving positive social change through the use of digital technology. I'm transgender and use she/her pronouns.

I'm currently working as a service designer at Victoria Legal Aid, but am still working on some personal projects as well.

Projects

Better Digital Mapping

Better Digital Mapping

Dynamic design mapping in 2020

The bread and butter of service design and other design thinking exercises is mapping systems of one form or another, but there hasn't really been a digital tool for these quick mapping exercises that can match the speed and utility of post-its and butchers paper, I'm looking at ways to do this better

case study coming soon

cosm.os

cosm.os

Discovering the future of online communities

"cosm.os" is a speculative digital simulation of a social network. cosm.os is made of many experiences designed to enable users to experiment and analyse how various social behaviours and systems affect one another.

case study coming soon

Digital Legal Record

Digital Legal Record

Developing a more accessable duty lawyer system

Digital Legal Record was a project undertaken with Victoria Legal Aid aiming to simplify and improve their duty lawyer service. A number of interventions were devised including digitisation and standardisation of record keeping and improved communication between various legal bodies.

case study coming soon

Glove

Glove

Human computer interaction in the mobile age

Glove is a controller for mobile devices, allowing for non-visual, private interaction in public.

case study coming soon

Urban Courtyard

Urban Courtyard

Discovering the future of online communities

Urban Courtyard is an architecture and industrial design project aimed at high density living in the near future. Urban Courtyard incorporated growing social trends such as the gig economy and new technologies such as IoT into a collaborative living space.

case study coming soon