Adrian is a self-taught magician since the age of 11 and a full member of the Magic Circle
. He relentlessly pursues his conviction that "designers should use magic thinking and try to introduce surprise, delight and fuzzy feeling in the things they create." He is also the first ever James Dyson Innovation Fellow with his product Magic Light.
Clara is an intrepid designer, inventor, and creative director committed to enriching the lives of people through hopeful product innovation. Whether this means helping the elderly to engage with technology, reimagining the playground, or devising systems that help us focus on the present, Clara's concepts bring empathy, optimism, and clarity to where society needs it.
Just one of the projects that highlight human-centered design approach at Special Projects is "Out of the Box"
for Samsung. The studio helped Samsung understand why elderly people were reluctant smartphone users and designed creative solutions around the issue that empowered people to engage more with mobile technology.