Marion Lean

School of Design, RCA


Marion’s practical training is in textiles and design research. She has recently contributed to research on wearable technologies for Alzheimer’s research with Imperial College Dept of Neurotechnology, developing wearable ‘digital presence’ devices with Little Riot, and Thames and Hudson publication ‘Biomimicry for Designers’ as well as public engagement projects with British Council, Scottish Cancer Prevention Network and Medical Research Council.


She is currently undertaking a practice-led PhD in the School of Design at Royal College of Art exploring the affective and sensory dimensions of data experience using technologies to encourage increased physical activity levels.