Thomas Thwaites

Thomas Thwaites is a designer (of a more speculative and experimental sort) interested in the social impacts of science and technology. He holds an MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art, and a BSc. in Human Sciences from University College, London.

Thwaites’ work has been acquired for the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and he has exhibited frequently at major galleries and museums worldwide, including the National Museum of China, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, the Science Museum (London), the Cooper Hewitt in NYC and at La Triennale di Milano (Italy). He has spoken at numerous conferences, including TED and Design Indaba, as well as at universities and businesses worldwide. His work has been featured in national newspapers including The New York Times, Süddeutsche and The Financial Times. He presented a four-part television series aired on Discovery Channel Asia Pacific and is author of two books: The Toaster Project and GoatMan, both published by Princeton Architectural Press in English, Korean, Japanese and Norwegian editions.


Fall 2018 Courses

  • ID-241G-01 Graduate ID Studio I
  • ID-241G-02 Graduate ID Studio I
  • ID-20ST-01 Special Topic Design Studio

Spring 2019 Courses

  • ID-24ST-01 Advanced Design: Studio
  • BS, University College London
  • MA, Royal College of Art

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design