Nicolas Nova

Short bio

Nicolas Nova (PhD) is a researcher, ethnographer and writer. He undertakes desk research and field studies to inform and evaluate the creation of innovative products and services. His work is about identifying weak signals as well as exploring people’s needs, motivations and contexts to map new design opportunities and chart potential futures. He is also Professor at the Geneva University of Arts and Design (HEAD–Geneva).


blog: Pasta & Vinegar
twitter: @nicolasnova

Nicolas Nova
From top left, row by row: MacBook Pro laptop 13", Moleskine Plain Reporter Notebook - Large, Nintendo 3DS, Max Havelaar bananas, "Aramis ou l'amour des techniques" by Bruno Latour, Fake plastic ear, Tiny pencil, Cliché skateboard toolkit, "Endtroducing" by DJ Shadow, LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series 256GB (SSD), Carhartt hat, Gravis IV bag, Canon EOS 400 & 30mm f/1.4 Sigma Lens, Nalgene water bottle 16 Ounce Wide Mouth, A copy of Le Temps (Swiss newspaper).