Nick Foster

Short bio

Nick Foster has over fifteen years experience in the design industry as an engineer, industrial designer and futurist for companies such as Dyson, Sony and Google. He received his MA from the Royal College of Art in London and currently lives in Oakland, where he is Head of Design for X (formerly GoogleX). His essays have been published in the Alpine Review, Core77, Blueprint, BoingBoing, Wired and Stylus.


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Nick Foster
From top left, row by row: Pocket knife from Tsukiji Fish market, Ransom Old Tom GIn, Teenage Engineering OP-01, Jimmy Corrigan by Chris Ware, MacBook Pro, Original Brooklyn Dust Music T-Shirt, Rowntrees Fruit Gums, Nikkor Fisheye Lens, Mattel Hover Board prototype, Nike Air Max 1 'Beaches of Rio', British passport, Vintage Ford Truck Badges, Fullers London Pride, 2xDMS carabiner and Belay device, Supreme deck, broken by bus, Matsumoto mild steel, buffalo and ash knife, Lazer bicycle helmet, The R.Crumb Handbook, Beastie Boys Sure Shot 12", Gilbert rugby ball