On Friday, Miriam, Roberta and I went along to Playful conference at Conway Hall in London. Playful is a fun conference - as you'd expect - looking at design, games and interactive work, with presentations from experts in the field of playfulness. Varying between 3D-printed sourdough-enhanced game controllers to hand-clapping games to the art of suffering within gaming, the conference offered a special view into the world of play with and without technology.
As some of the biggest names in digital culture descend on Brighton for Brighton Digital Festival this September, we can’t help wondering if the festival is becoming the new South by South West.
By Honor Harger