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George Philip Wright

MA work

Vochlea: Prototyping Music

Vochlea is a prototyping tool developed to translate musical ideas into audible reality. Embodied in a handheld device, the system profiles the voice of the user and translates their input sound into output instrumentation. Imagine a device where your beatboxing can be translated to real-time drums, your humming into a controlled and intricate guitar melody. This is Vochlea.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2016

  • George Philip Wright is a designer, engineer and inventor.

    His work focuses on the combination of art, science and technology into holistic human scale innovations. Originally from Leeds, UK he currently lives and works in London.

  • Degrees

  • MEng, Engineering Science, University of Oxford, 2010
  • Experience

  • Co-founder, JMG Designs, London, 2015-2016; Consultant, Accenture, London, 2010-2014
  • Exhibitions

  • What's the matter? - FRAME Magazine , Milan Design Week, Milan, 2016; STARTS Technology & the Arts, ICT2015, Lisbon, 2015
  • Awards

  • FUSE Scholar, Institute of Engineering & Technology, 2006-2010; Core77, Student Notable - Skinterface (Group project), 2016