Nick Durrant is co-founder of  Plot, who were consultants for the 6% Place. He has worked in interaction design for over a decade. After several years in Silicon Valley, via Taligent, IBM, and 280 Inc. developing group, collaboration environment, and social software such as 'Places for project teams' and 'Meeting Centre' he returned to the UK to bring interaction design strategy to Metadesign, Icon MediaLab and Futurebrand Digital. Client work at from this time includes research, strategy and design for Bristol Legible City, which won an environmental design effectiveness award and is widely held up as a best-practice example in urban design. More recently Nick has been a Visiting Professor to Innocence/Interbrand, an 'Agent Provocateur' for Orange, and an ongoing Advisor to, and Mentor for, the Design Council's Humanising Technology project. He graduated from the Computer Related Design program at the Royal College of Art in 1994. Together with his partner Gill Wildman, Nick is currently Nierenberg Chair of Design at Carnegie Mellon University.