PUBLICATIONS


FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Royal Society of the Arts Fellow
Council for the Arts at MIT award to create art using Reframe & Looking Sideways tools | 2018
Kennedy Memorial Trust summer research scholarship | 2018
James Dyson Foundation award for Spectate project | 2009
Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Industrial Design Studentship | 2008-09
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award | 2003

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Design Daydreams: Juxtaposing Digital and Physical Inspiration | 2019

Philippa Mothersill and V. Michael Bove. In Companion Publication of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2019 Companion (DIS '19 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 265-269.

Beyond Average Tools: On the use of ‘dumb’ computation and purposeful ambiguity to enhance the creative process | 2019

Philippa Mothersill & V. Michael Bove Jr. The Design Journal 20:sup1, P1147-1161

An Ontology of Computational Tools for Design Activities | 2018

Philippa Mothersill & V. Michael Bove Jr. Proceedings of DRS2018 International Conference, 25–28 June 2018, Limerick, Ireland, p1261-1277

Editorial: Tools of Design | 2018

Philippa Mothersill. Proceedings of DRS2018 International Conference, 25–28 June 2018, Limerick, Ireland, p1053-1056

Humans, Machines and the Design Process: Exploring the Role of Computation in the Early Phases of Creation | 2017

Philippa Mothersill & V. Michael Bove Jr. The Design Journal, 20:sup1, S3899-S3913

The EmotiveModeler: An Emotive Form Design CAD Tool | 2015

Philippa Mothersill & V. Michael Bove Jr. CHI Extended Abstracts (pp. 339-342)

Awakened apparel: embedded soft actuators for expressive fashion and functional garments | 2014

Laura Perovich, Philippa Mothersill, & Jennifer Broutin Farah Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (pp. 77-80). ACM.

Prototype hacking: succinct physical communication for design and business | 2011

David Cranor & Philippa Mothersill. Procedings of the Second Conference on Creativity and Innovation in Design (pp. 363-364). ACM.

ARTICLES

Inviting Feedback | 2018

Philippa Mothersill. Journal of Design and Science, 3

EmotiveModeler | 2015

Philippa Mothersill & V. Michael Bove Jr. interactions, 22(6), pp14-15

IN THE NEWS

"MIT researcher blends engineering and art in speech" | February 2018

The Huntingdon News, Article by Chris Butler

"How chance and nonsense can help the creative process of designers" | September 2017

Nexo, Article by Murilo Roncolato

"In A Creative Rut? Try MIT’s Mad Libs For Designers" | September 2017

Fast Co Design, Article by Katharine Schwab

"Education and Design" | July 2017

Capitel Magazine by Universidad Humanitas Mexico, Article by Daniel Daou

“SXSW: When Combining AI and Design, Computers Need To Get Moody” | March 2017

Art&Seek, Article by Alan Melson

ACADEMIC DISSERTATIONS


Towards Digital Liminality: Computational tools for ‘beyond average’ creative thinking
| 2019

Philippa Mothersill. PhD dissertation. MIT Media Lab, Boston
(Advisors: Tod Machover, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Maria Yang)

The Form of Emotive Design | 2014

Philippa Mothersill. Masters dissertation. MIT Media Lab, Boston
(Advisors: V. Michael Bove, Neri Oxman, Katherine Isbister, Henry Holtzman)

Spectate | 2009

Philippa Mothersill. Masters dissertation. Industrial Design Engineering, Royal College of Art, London (Advisors: Tom Barker, Miles Pennington, Clare Brass)

The Material Choice: Innovations in Textile Applications | 2008

Philippa Mothersill. Masters dissertation. Royal College of Art, London