Name:

Brian Dixon

Job Title:

Innovation Designer, Innovation School

Department:

Innovation School

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Brian Dixon

Brian is a designer and researcher with extensive experience in the graphic design industry in Ireland and Canada, working for both cultural and commercial sector clients. Before joining the Institute for Innovation Design he tutored at Central Saint Martins in London, where he continues to conduct a practice-based PhD in information design. Here, his research focuses on the design of mobile wayfinding applications aimed at walkers. Drawing on visual, social and geographic methodologies he is exploring potential for such applications to encourage walking while allowing the user to maintain a high-level of situational awareness. His work has been published in both the UK and Ireland. He has also has spoken at several international conferences, including ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale).