During his residency Thomas is looking at how personal data collated through use of the Internet can serve to inform people about themselves and their own identity. His research draws attention to contemporary use of the Internet and the effect it has on the individual and society. He has created a series of products that might be used to help change our behaviour.
The Design Museum's annual Designers in Residence programme provides a platform to celebrate new and emerging designers at an early stage in their career. The programme is now in its sixth year and is a core part of the exhibition programme demonstrating the Design Museum's commitment to support and encourage new design talent.
'The Designers in Residence 2013 programme will explore of how design in any field can be used to convey, to create, or to reflect a sense of identity.' -Deyan Sudjic, Director of the Design Museum.
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Video: Alice Masters