In an attempt to better understand the distinct opportunities and implications of bringing advanced digital tools into the space traditionally reserved for the hand, I conducted a series of creative experiments that looked toward the ocean environment for guidance and inspiration. Digital Beaches documents the chance moments afforded by approaching cutting-edge design and fabrication technologies from the place of imperfection, impermanence, and incompleteness.
Tyson recently completed a Master of Fine Arts degree (Furniture Design, 2012) at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. After completing his undergraduate work (Industrial Design, 2004) at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, he worked for a number of bay area clients as a product design consultant. He has been fortunate in his young career to have traveled to many remote parts of the world as both a competitive athlete, and more recently as an exhibiting artist and designer. Tyson’s individual and collaborative work has been featured in publications such as: Surface Magazine, Eco-Design:the Sourcebook, 500 Tables,Design Life Now, and museums such as the San Jose Museum of Art, in California.