Christine Park has designed products spanning fashion, furniture, print, exhibitions, and interfaces. From haute couture to healthcare, she is passionate about the way design can improve and transform our daily lives. She has helped companies like Intel, Microsoft XBox, Samsung, Nike, and many others to develop experiences for the screen, the living room, public spaces, and the body. Her work has won awards and patents, has been featured in numerous publications, and has been showcased at New York Fashion Week, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, and the Cannes Lions Festival.
Currently, she is the Design Director of Livongo, creating new devices and services to improve the experience and quality of healthcare. In her spare time, she travels, plays video games, and is learning how to paddleboard with her dog, Barnaby.
John Alderman is a creative planner who helps companies develop and execute strategies for innovative brands, content, and design. He began his career as a writer and editor covering technology, internet, and culture at Mondo 2000, and Wired, and then worked as a creative director at Razorfish and The Barbarian Group. He writes about how technology, design, business, and culture shape each other, and transform how we live. He has previously written two books: Sonic Boom (a New York Times Notable Book) and Core Memory (a Design Observer Book of the Year), and has contributed to Domus, Ã¯Â¿Â½tapes, Rhizome, The Independent, and The Guardian. He has been interviewed by BBC, NPR, CNN and many others. He likes to travel and play music, sometimes at the same time.