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Alastair Somerville

Alastair Somerville is an accessible communication consultant. Working with clients, including the Science Museum, BBC, and Scottish Parliament, he has developed new technologies and techniques for making information more available and comprehensible by people with both physical and cognitive impairments. Using 3D printing, tactile printing systems and Near Field Communication technology, his work is used in museums and schools in the UK and USA. He works with universities on sensory cognition and he specialises in tactile design and haptic comprehension. He has provided workshops on sensory user experience in London, Cambridge and Bristol.