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Connected Resources at CHI2018


Iohanna Nicenboim and Elisa Giaccardi presented three interactive prototypes of "Connected Resources" and a series of videos at CHI2018 last April. These prototypes, which are the first design iteration of the RtD project Resourceful Ageing, demonstrate a new approach in designing connected technologies for elderly. The prototypes were [...]

Connected Resources at CHI20182018-08-27T17:10:52+00:00

LabTalk – May 30, 2018 – Peter Kun


Design inquiry through exploring digital data Peter Kun, PhD candidate, IDE Today, we can collect data virtually about any phenomenon in the world. Such “datafied” perspectives could provide different insights, that otherwise would be hard or impossible to access. Designers are certainly aware and excited about the potentials of this, [...]

LabTalk – May 30, 2018 – Peter Kun2018-05-30T15:47:01+00:00

LabTalk – May 14, 2018 – Haian Xue


Mood Granularity and Rich Descriptions Enabling Design Communication and Empathy of 21 Mood States Given the significant impact of mood on happiness and subjective well-being, there have been many design works intended to measure, express and/or influence users’ moods. However very limited research effort has been given to understanding mood [...]

LabTalk – May 14, 2018 – Haian Xue2018-05-14T10:05:32+00:00

LabTalk+Movie night – May 9, 2018 – MyFutures


MyFutures: looking back and forward In this Labtalk Eefje Ernst en Froukje Sleeswijk Visser will elaborate on the MyFutures project. MyFutures is a two year Research through Design (RtD) project and comes to an end in June 2018. The main quesiton of the project is how we can support people [...]

LabTalk+Movie night – May 9, 2018 – MyFutures2018-08-27T18:07:25+00:00

LabTalk – November 22, 2017 – Wei Liu


Establishing and Leading UX Education in China Wei Liu and colleagues Aim: This presentation aims to share experience of establishing and running CHina’s first UX master programme by taking along the Delft approach of designing and teaching, and to trigger discussions on possible future collaborations in both teaching, research, and [...]

LabTalk – November 22, 2017 – Wei Liu2017-11-27T10:30:26+00:00

idStudioLab presenting at ThingsCon


A number of idStudioLab members are presenting work at ThingsCon in Amsterdam November 30 and December 1. Keynote speaker - Iohanna Nicenboim Iohanna Nicenboim is a design researcher, focused on connected objects and their interactions in everyday life. Inspired by complex socio-technical systems and scientific imaginary, she explores poetical interactions [...]

idStudioLab presenting at ThingsCon2018-08-27T16:07:07+00:00

LabTalk – November 15, 2017 – Luis Quesada


Gestures matter! Luis Quesada This presentation focuses on the potential of gestures as tools in design. Hand gestures and facial expressions can reveal points of view, feelings, and opinions. Current technology advances allow the recognition of signs and gestures via computer supported devices. If gestures are gathered, it is possible [...]

LabTalk – November 15, 2017 – Luis Quesada2017-11-14T09:22:48+00:00

LabTalk – Wednesday 1 November, 2017 – Philip van Allen


Tools for Designing Smart, Collaborative Things This presentation will discuss and demonstrate the potential features of a visual authoring tool that can help designers rapidly and incrementally develop smart things that participate in people’s lives as autonomous actors in a new ecology of things. A prototype of the tool will [...]

LabTalk – Wednesday 1 November, 2017 – Philip van Allen2017-10-25T12:20:43+00:00