About

About

Overview

Spherical is a strategic design and integrative research studio working to regenerate the health and integrity of Earth’s living systems.

We are a distributed team with primary operations based in xučyun (the East Bay), traditional territories of Lisjan (Ohlone) peoples.

Focus Areas

◐ Ecological visualization

Surfacing the dynamics of whole systems for collective sensing and governance

◓ Ontological repair

Working with diverse groups to examine the role of paradigms in shaping relationships to the living world

◒ Immersive learning

Curating experiences that evolve understanding of interconnected social-ecological-technical systems

◑ Regenerative development

Supporting organizations and communities in cultivating the potential of place

Team

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Dawn Danby

Co-Creative Director

Ecological design strategist cultivating reciprocal relationships for healing living systems

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Anna Bush

Software Engineer

Musician and software developer building tools to enable a more sustainable society

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Steve Daniels

Strategy + Product

Technologist designing processes and tools to evolve human capacity for regenerative work

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Anna Goss

UX Designer

Multi-disciplinary designer focused on intentional tech & fostering radical optimism for the future.

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CC Huang

Research + Partnerships

Strategist and researcher wandering toward what is lush, beautiful, and playful

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Erik Loyer

Design + Development

Creative technologist designing and building instruments for impactful storytelling

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Alex Molloy

Design

Designer and researcher visualizing technology that deepens local connection with nature

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Raya Ward

Visual Artist

Curious designer and artist crafting containers for connection, storytelling, and the seeding of new worlds

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David McConville

Co-Creative Director

Cosmographer developing media technologies to expand perceptions and enact worlds

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Cesar Campos

User Engagement

Community advocate advancing innovative solutions to environmental justice problems

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Faith Flanigan

Operations + Myceliation

Mycelium stitching harmonic balance in orchestrating operations

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Helen Hollyman

Writer

Storyteller weaving the connections between us, the Earth, and new worlds together.

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Kadi Franson

Artist + Writer

Artist envisioning a more beautiful, interconnected, life-giving future

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Brendan Loudermilk

Lead Engineer

Entrepreneurial software engineer supporting teams and projects that benefit life on Earth

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Nina Raj

Creative Lead

Multi-disciplinary creative planting the seeds for long-term environmental impact

Clients

Accelerate Resilience L.A.

Buckminster Fuller Institute

Day One Project

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Epic Decade

Greenbiz

Institute for the Future

Kauffman Foundation

RIVER Collective

Obscura Digital

One Project

Sherwood Design Engineers

Partners

Almost Human

Center for the Study of the Force Majeure

Carol Sanford Institute

Concordia University

Common Earth

Dashboard Earth

The Elumenati

Gray Area

Metapattern

Mozilla XRStudio

Regenesis Group

Worldbuilding Institute

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