Queer Service Design

This is a talk I gave during the Service Design fringe of the London Design Festival on Queer Service Design. It is very personal and I read it, unlike my usual ad-hoc on the spot presentations and opinion, almost word for word. Thank you so much to #Servlab and to Jenni Paker and Rupert Tebb for making this debate happen. …

sarah@wearesnook.comQueer Service Design

Seeing Homophobia up close

I’ve never publicly, or explicitly written about LGBT issues and rights online before. I didn’t feel I had a need to until today. I don’t think I’m any different, at least that’s what it feels like in my head – which is a bizarre turn given I spent at least 10 years hiding from my mum, and nearly 19 from …

sarah@wearesnook.comSeeing Homophobia up close

Dearest Scotland

Dearest Scotland and the world, I am holding back tears as I write this, resuming normal practice on a train to Edinburgh.You have spoken to the rest of the world who’s eyes fell upon you, I believe as a sense of hope.We had an opportunity to take full control of our country without bloodshed or war, this my friends is …

sarah@wearesnook.comDearest Scotland

Hello world!

Or so the WordPress obligatory blog post opener always begins.  This is a real Hello world message. I started blogging in 2009 when I was still at art school as an attempt to reflect on my practice, share, learn, network and say something of interest.  There were so many reasons, it took me far over two years. Then I stopped, …

sarah@wearesnook.comHello world!