Speaker Announcement: Durrell Bishop and Tom Hulbert from Luckybite

Durrell and Tom will be talking about the challenges of simple prototyping for the iPhone and will demonstrate a tool that we created called iProcessing. They will also discuss a number of other tools that might be useful for prototyping apps and hardware for the iPhone.

Durrell Bishop is an innovator in product design, price pills physical interfaces and interactive media. He was a founder of itch Ltd, ampoule worked in the UK for IDEO and the US for Apple Computers and Interval Research. He has lectured internationally on simple hardware/software interfaces and taught for many years at the RCA in London. Durrell’s large scale work for the Science Museum Welcome Wing won a D&AD Gold award in 2001. Durrell holds an MA in both Product Design and Computer Related Design from the Royal College of Art.

Tom Hulbert is a product and interaction designer. He has worked for IDEO in London and has been involved in research at Casio in the US and at the Interaction Design Institute in Italy. His work at IDEO ranged from design for products and environments to user interfaces. Tom’s interface design for an Olivetti printer helped IDEO win the IDEA Bronze Award in 2007 and the 2006 Design Week Award for Best Consumer Product. He is also a tutor on the Interaction Design course at the RCA in London. Tom holds an MA in Product Design from the Royal College of Art.

In 2005 they founded Luckybite, a product design and innovation company that specialises in creating cross-media solutions to simplify user interfaces. This often involves mixing physical products with interactive media. Luckybite spend equal amounts of time working on projects for clients and speculative development of new interface ideas.