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Marina Ierides

Design Engineer, Interaction DesignerUnited Kingdom
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Marina Ierides

Design Engineer, Interaction DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
Design Engineer with a specialization in Interactive and Experiential Design. Graduate of MArch, Design for Performance and Interaction at the Bartlett, UCL
Projects
  • HALO
    A product designed for a Bompas & Parr competition, Fountain of Hygiene. Designed to address the future of Hygiene and potential adaptation to the new norms of a global health crisis. The project received a lot of exposure, it has been exhibited in the Design Museum in London, as well as receiving the 1st Runner up award in the People's Choice Award Category between 182 projects.
  • Wearable Projection
    A project created to enhance the shopping experience and add value to the garments. Higher engagement between the buyer and their clothes leads to a more conscious experience and treatment of the clothes.
  • Wearable Stories
    In order to create a more sustainable future, the engagement between the garment and the buyer should increase. The buyer should become a custodian of their clothes and not just a customer. My team and I worked towards creating a shopping environment that amplifies the experience of shopping, aiming to create a stronger bond between the clothes and the buyer.
  • Wearable Space
    Wearable Space is a performative space that creates a wearable field of light and sound that visualizes our responsibility for maintaining a sustainable system. The idea rose through various explorations and projects around the environmental impact of the fast fashion industry. The installation uses only 1.5L of water to create an environment, where each one cotton t-shirt uses up more than 1500L to manufacture. This installation uses sound waves to modulate the water within the lanterns to cre
  • Odeon iSense advertisement film
    The Odeon iSense advertisement film features a series of visuals projected onto the actors' faces. This allowed the film to become visually very captivating and vivid. Client: Odeon Cinemas Production: NFTS Performers: Cassie Layton, Andrei Satalov Spoken word artist: Tatenda Matsvai Director, editor: Michele Vicenti DOP: Twan Peeters Line Producer: Joe Binks 1st AD: Jeroen Cocquyt 2nd AD: Aline Leduc Gaffer: Martino Masi Editor: Raluca Petre Colourist: Marco Valerio Caminiti Composer: Fabio
  • lamda.cubed
    An interactive instrument exploring the correlation between light and sound. A multi-sensory device aiming to treat both types of energy in the same manner. The instrument creates a visualization of sound waves and an audible outcome of light.
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Work history
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    Experiential DesignerABR Studio
    Nicosia, CyprusFull Time
    Creating unique experiences in the arts, culture, and events fields, through immersive installations, interactive and multi-sensory objects, and architecture.
    Visiting Design TutorQueen Mary University of London
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Visiting tutor in the core Design Studio modules – tutorial-style sessions where the students are encouraged to think and develop as an independent designer, supported by visiting professionals. Courses taking the module: 'BEng, Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering', 'BSc Creative Computing', and 'BEng Materials and Design'.
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Skills
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Prototyping
  • Adobe
  • Cinema 4D
  • Fusion360
  • Creative
  • Interaction Design
  • Model Making
  • UX Design
Education
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    Design for Performance and Interaction (MArch)Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
    London, United Kingdom
    A course focusing on interactive installation design, creative technology, and computational art.
    Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering (BEng)Queen Mary University of London
    London, United Kingdom
    A three-year course that develops design thinking and problem solving skills.
Awards
    Exhibition: Fountain of Hygiene at the Design MuseumDesign Museum
    Part of the Fountain of Hygiene Exhibition at the Design Museum, running from July to September 2020.
    Exhibition: EXIT at the Ugly Duck GalleryUgly Duck
    EXIT exhibition at Ugly Duck to mark the end of the Gallery operating within that space. [postponed]
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