the project takes a fresh approach to (e.g. conversation analytic) transcription, based on long-standing artistic and drafting skills. so, here we are in the workshop, all learning life drawing. while tracing people’s outlines from photo and video source material can get you a long way (something i quickly learnt coming into product design with an engineering background), it can also constrain what can be communicated – or even seen.

cue sophie, whose quick and economical illustrations convey qualities like posture and weight.