Luke George Hardy Rideout

A transdisciplinary designer, thinker and maker. Research led interventions, focusing on sustainable systems and strategies for the 21st century.



An experiment in cross-species communication, using data collected by precision sap-flow sensors to bring plants to life in a web app.

+ Telofarm
+ YOYOJIN Creative Lab  —  Character Design
+ Studio ing-er

Game Design, UX/UI

Re-Permissioning the City2021

Early stage development of a chatbot platform designed to facilitate co-creation of civic events and cultural infastructure.

+ Dark Matter Labs Korea
+ Daegu Techno Park

UX Research, Prototyping Tools

포장농방 - 틈사이로2021

Pojang Nongbang's second iteration proposes a planet-centric approach to urban infrastructure, with biodiversity as its core metric. A series of installations, 3D renders, system maps and essays combine to imagine potential futures. Digital archive avalible at the web address below.

+ 요요진
+ 민성홍
@ Art Space ㅇ

Concept, Design, Installation


Interactive storytelling based on an investigation into the urban metabolism of Haebangchon (Seoul) post Covid-19. The project explores the intersection of urban regeneration, plastic waste and community orgaisation. Featuring a custom built dance mat.

+ 요요진
+ 김다예
@ Seoul Hall of Urbanism & Architecture

Game Design, UX/UI

Piece Seoul2020

A platform for artists to exchange excess materials and keep throwaway exhibtion furnishings out of landfill through reuse. Users complete an online form, the contents are then shared to social media for the community to view and arrange collection. Post your piece at the web address below.

+ 김준영
+ 우유니
Piece Seoul

Identity, Business Model

Pojang Nongbang2020

An art business proposing to revitalise neglected or mismanaged public space using sculptural growing installations to replace bureaucorporate public art.

+ 요요진
+ 민성홍

Concept, Design, Installation


Sensori is an experimental instrument for counting and converting environmental data into sound. 6 Sense Maker totems gather data such as vibration frequency, air quality, colours and RFIDs whilst a central controller allows visitors to manipulate the data into an ever evolving soundscape.

+ 서동주

Sound Design, Installation

Method Futures2019

Workshop tools designed to facilitate sustainable cleaning brand Method in assessing and repositioning their brand in response to complex challenges of the 21st century.

+ Forum for the Future

Design, Prototyping Tools

놀자우나 Nol Jauna2019

An installation to temporarily reinvigorate a disused public bathhouse in Angye-myeon. By interpreting and combining local perspectives, 놀자우나 was a space where potential futures for the town could be explored through interaction.

+ Space Bakers
+ Indie 053

Sound Design, Installation

Supply Chain Broadcast2019

A multimedia platform aiming to connect the dispersed members of global supply chains. The first series focused on coffee producers in Kenya and the Netherlands, with special episodes looking into other resources such as second hand clothes, chocolate and flowers.

+ Space Bakers
@ The University of the Underground

Concept development, Media production

Voci Echeggiano Nell’era Digitale2019

An opera depicting flex workers' struggle for representation in an age of deregulated employment. Informed by work in the platform economy and participation in trade unions.

+ Jack Waghorn
+ Mattius van Malta  —  Dramaturgy
+ FNV Rider's Union
@ Dutch National Opera
Video Opera

Opera Production, Action Research

Cycle Tours2018

Live infographics to communicate the immense efforts of professional cyclists. Working with an international team of data analysts, producers and editors to bring the most important stories alive for a growing community of cycling fans.

+ VelonCC

Infographics, Animation

UEFA Champions League2018

Digital content production for UEFA’s various social media channels. Live data visualisation on match nights, responding to specific events as they unfolded. Retouching 3D scans of players for Champions League final social and TV content.

+ Repronauts
+ Deltatre

Infographics, 3D Textures


Art direction for NANOcam’s super adaptable audiovisual kits. The photography emphasises their ability to fit into virtually any production environment regardless of size and shape, from the cockpit of a Formula 1 car to a scuba diver’s helmet.

+ Collaborate

Sculpture, Art Direction


Radio station co-founded at Ravensbourne. The portable studio acted as a mobile village hall for the SE10 community, gluing together its digital offshoots in physical space.

Archives 2016-17
Archives 2015-16

Radio Production, Prototyping


MA Design of Experiences
Sandberg Instituut [NL]

BA Graphic Design
Ravensbourne [UK]


—  Creative Direction
—  Conceptual Development
—  Blended Prototyping
—  Content Production

Clients and Collaborators

+  Telofarm [KR]
+  Dark Matter Labs [KR]
+  ZER01NE [KR]
+  Local Trust [UK]
+  Well Told Story [KE]
+  Collaborate [UK]
+  VelonCC [UK]
+  Fourth Door [UK]
+  Forum for the Future [US]
+  Deltatre [UK]


Enjoys bike rides,
walks in the forest
& playing records


Website c.2021 lghr
Exploring forms of Cultural Stewardship