Michael W. Beach


is a PhD student and instructor in Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington with over 5 years of experience across research and design activities. Their work focuses on design interventions that practitioners can adapt to align speculative & more-than-human values within a design context, with a focus on issues of climate change & social justice. Beach holds bachelor's degrees in HCDE and Comparative History of Ideas, both from the University of Washington.



last update: February 2022


Articles published on IXD&A:


•  Value Sensitive Speculative Design: Exploring More-Than-Human Relations in the Age of Climate Catastrophe, N. 51, pp. 111 - 131, abstractdownload