Graduate Research Assistant, sLab
Alumnus, SFI Grad Program
Trevor is the imaginative designer and researcher who focuses emerging technologies on exciting ideas. He is a graduate of the CFC Media Lab and OCAD University’s graduate program in Strategic Foresight and Innovation. As interactive producer and design consultant he has managed digital projects including the popular virtual world Habbo Hotel, and Earth Rangers’ Bring Back the Wild campaign.
In 2012 Trevor founded The Mission Business, a boutique consultancy that brings scenarios about the future to life. Award-winning projects of The Mission Business include ZED.TO, a pervasive simulation of a biotechnological apocalypse; Visitations, a 21st century ghost story set in and around Toronto’s Drake Hotel; and ByoLogyc: Shadowfall, a playful and participatory exploration of the future of asteroid mining, artificial intelligence, and astrobiology designed for the Autodesk IDEAS conference at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
Trevor’s research at OCAD University has included collaborations with Greg Van Alstyne (Strategic Innovation Lab), Emma Westecott (Game Play Lab), as well as Jeff Watson and Stuart Candy (Situation Lab). He is interested in exploring design fiction and tangible futures, emerging foresight methodology, and research through transmedia storytelling and critical design.