Björn Rust (he/him) is a post-industrial designer cum researcher, innovator and educator, developing context-sensitive innovation practices for people, planet and beyond.

Recent writings

  1. Opportunity hoarding
  2. Doing away with bullshit
  3. The course of my life, so far


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You can also find me on Mastodon.


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In general, this website aspires to the privacy of the printed page.


This website generates 0.01g of CO2 per visit.[1] I am committed to reducing this number at every opportunity, which means it may appear a little dull to some eyes.

If you would like me to present work, first consider remote conferencing. If travel is required, I prefer rail. If flying is the only option, the carbon cost of the flight must be offset by a reputable provider.

  1. Website Carbon Calculator. ↩︎