Helen is an PhD candidate and industrial designer with a master’s in psychology. She is also a Teaching Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). Her designs aim to change people’s internal states through physical experiences. She uses psychology research to understand challenges and bases her designs on these detailed psychology insights. Her past work includes designing for autism, portion control, relaxation, and playfulness. In her doctoral research she is currently focusing on addressing procrastination by using conscious and subconscious cues to change behaviour and self-efficacy.

Helen’s projects