10 February 2021 | 19 minutes

Episode 2: Hanson Cheng & Siobhan Andersen

Jeffrey Young is joined by Hanson Cheng and Siobhan Anderson from The Tyre Collective. They discuss the impact that tyre wear has on our air and the ingenious and innovative device that they have created to do something about this.

Hanson Cheng
Co-Founder, The Tyre Collective

Hanson is an interdisciplinary designer working across scales of design. From products, speculation, to immersive pavilions, his work explores themes of sustainability and technology, health and wellbeing, as well as play and the built environment.

Hanson received his MA/MSc with Distinction in Innovation Design Engineering (IDE) at Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) with a concentration on nature and culture. His work has won various international awards, been exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery London and featured on BBC, Guardian, Forbes, Reuters, Dezeen, and The Times.

Siobhan Andersen
Co-Founder, The Tyre Collective

Siobhan combines a knowledge of physiology and biomechanics to create a deeper understanding of the human body in the context of design and engineering. Whether it’s rethinking the future of augmented technology for female athletes or building solutions to micro-plastic pollution, her work focuses on empowering people.