BRENDAN DAWES

Design + Technology + Art

Hello. My name is Brendan. I use code with a mix of analogue and digital materials to make things for myself and others.

These things may be electronic, connect to the Internet, exist on the web or in the physical world, visualise data or simply make people smile.

Want me to make something for you? Wonderful — let's talk.

City Density as Type
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FITC Tokyo Identity
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Starcount
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The Shape of Data
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Big Softie Wireless Remote
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Exploring Deep Cyberspace
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The Invisible Infrastructure
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Project Patterns
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Flippin' Big Remote
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States of Mind
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Whilst I often work with data, I believe data by itself is not enough; data needs poetry

Majestic Landscapes
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Somewhere Amongst The Trees
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Beautiful Game, Beautiful Data
Data Visualisations of the 2014 World Cup
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Breathe
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Moments in Music
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Data as Object
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Kennedy
An iPhone app for capturing the now
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Breeze
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Almost Famous
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Handheld
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Box of Tweets
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OFFF Twitter Archive
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My approach to design and interaction is detailed in my 2006 book Analog In / Digital Out

Mechanical Fuzzy Weather Machine
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In Receipt Of The Now
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OFFF Cincinnati
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To Be Today for the RSC
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Objects Around A Centre Point
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Dot Dot Dot Exhibition
A Solo Exhibition on Design with Data
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EE - Digital City Portraits
Commission by EE for the launch of 4G
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Sonic Sculptures
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Ben Folds Five Poster
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TEDx Utrecht
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James Bond Kills
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Now Next Later
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The Happiness Machine
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Lissajous Iteration Print
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Useful should not be an excuse for ugly

Popa Real Time Projection
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TedX Manchester
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Notes on Design
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Popa
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Between the Ones and Zeroes
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Fun with Lasers
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Memento Bricks
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Whilst I Was Sleeping
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Object for the Display of Memories
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Doodlebuzz
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Memory Box
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Makers of Things
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The Grammar of Interactive Design
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Talk-Action=Shit Letterpress Print
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The Accidental News Explorer
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Blab
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Superformula
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Two Paths in the Same Space
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Connections
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iota
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MoviePeg
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Fido Weather Indicator
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Elena
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Yuugen
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Apollo 11 Transcript Static
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Dopplr Doodles
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Play Stop Go
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COFA Talk Online
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Daisy
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Screenshot Diary
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Dynamic Identity System
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A Study in Time and Place
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100 Feelings Felt
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Dot Dot Dot Lecture New York
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Analog In, Digital Out
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From One to the Other
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The Moments In-between
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Browsebox Chumby
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Vogel Spiral Navigation
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Collision Engine Display System
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Audio Edit
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Atari Hardware Hacks
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Lissajous Spirals
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Typographic Monk
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Play-Doh as Interface
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Nothing There
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Slit Scan: Don't Look Now
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Snow Globe Memories
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Sonic Painting
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Postcard from New York
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Hitchcock Filmography
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Drag Slide Fade
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Proximity Based Sound
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New Masters of Flash
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Chomsky Space
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Psycho Studio
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Saul Bass on the Web
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Process / Snapshots of work-in-progress, failures and surprises

Process / Trying out the FadeCandy board with 8x8 Neopixels. Really impressive this is being…

Process / Work-in-progress

Process / Work-in-progress.

News / Information is Beautiful Awards / Cancer Research UK visualisation makes the long list.

News / Visualisation for Cancer Research UK / Created for the cover of their Pioneering Research publication.

News / We Have Lift-off! / First data visualisation artist to get their work 3D printed in space.

News / Titles Teaser / 15 Second teaser for upcoming titles for FITC Tokyo.

Events / Get in touch if you'd like me to speak at your event

Exhibition in Singapore / Big Bang Data / May 21 2016 – Oct 14 2016

Exhibition in Lima / Big Bang Data / Jul 21 2016 – Oct 16 2016

Talk in London / University of Greenwich / Nov 23 2016