Print, web, interaction projects for clients and as self-initiated endeavors.
My research focuses on three main areas:
My scholarship has focused on the development of human-centered online interfaces that might help college-students better conduct academic research. This work includes the development of several speculative interface prototypes, and IRB approved user-testing studies that I conducted with WSU students in 2012. I am also interested in the use of metaphor to design interactive systems […]
My current creative work focuses on the more poetic and ambiguous side of search, and includes several versions of a piece called An Exquisite Morass. The initial work was shown in the WSU Department of Visual Arts biennial faculty show in 2012, and presented at the WORDIMAGE/IMAGEWORD conference at the School of Visual Arts in NYC […]
My professional design work as ZahabiDesign has included web design and programming for an international scientific organization, publication design for architecture projects, and logo/identity development and print design for an annual design forum. This work allows me to stay connected to life as a working designer, keeping my skills sharp and practiced, which I then […]
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I had the opportunity to speak at the MACAA Conference in October at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Here is a link to the MACAA conference website: http://www.macaart.org/conference.html And this is the panel title and description: Homunculus to Hansen Robotics: Embodied Artificial Intelligence, Evil Geniuses and Ethical Futures Session Co-Chairs: Molly Morin, Weber State University and […]
I had the opportunity to speak at the MACAA Conference in October at the University of Cincinnati (DAAP). Here is a link to the MACAA conference website: http://www.macaart.org/conference.html And this is the panel title and description: Polymodal Sites: Graphic Design in the Expanded Field Session Chair: Silas Munro, Miami University (Ohio) The extended terrain of […]
I was honored to be asked to speak about my work, An Exquisite Morass, at the DC Art Science Evening Rendezous in September! Here is the description from DASER’s website: “D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region […]
I teach courses in interaction design, web design, motion design, typography and graphic design.