By connecting fearful first-time bike riders with trained guides, bguided improves the Chicago biking experience. Guides and riders build a community around real time bike lane condition information.
[Service design, Research]
Tinker.it is an online platform where self-trackers can create, iterate, and share quantified-self tracking tools. Tinker.it provides the tools for making designs, and facilitates sharing of the designs within the community.
[Design strategy, Communication design, Research, Systems]
An online platform that enables people to collaborate with friends and loved ones to weave rich, interactive, divergent stories using text, audio, video, images, and links.
DivvySnaps is an event finding service built around a bike-sharing system. It provides a way to learn about interesting events and be guided to them by bike. It connects you to new neighborhoods by encouraging exploration beyond your own.
Darren Gene Peterson is a design researcher and design strategist based in Chicago. He recently graduated with a Masters of Design (MDes) from the Institute of Design.