John Wood is Creative Director at Kinerji and Emeritus Professor of Design at Goldsmiths, University of London. After a decade as Deputy Head of Goldsmiths’ Fine Art Department (in the famous YBA group years) he wrote some radical design degrees that helped to seed the current Department of Design at Goldsmiths. He co-founded the international ‘Writing-PAD Network’ and is co-editor of its Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. John has published many chapters, articles and books that address environmental issues. He has conducted (EPSRC & AHRC funded) research into metadesign and is also an active member of several bands, including Deaf School and The Clang Group.