LabTalks are regularly scheduled presentations from ID-Studiolab members or guests to an interested audience. In addition to the ongoing informal conversations between ID-studiolab members, the LabTalks provide a structured and more indepth way to exchange ideas, news and projects.

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 – April 18, 2018 – Maria Luce Lupetti


Design for Child-Robot PlayWhat does it mean to design for child-robot play? This labtalk will address this issue from a practical perspective, presenting a design exploration developed within the context of a doctoral research about design for child-robot playful interaction.Characterized by a Research through Design approach, the research consisted of a combination of participatory actions, in [...]

Labtalk – April 18, 2018 – Maria Luce Lupetti2018-08-27T14:14:11+00:00

LabTalk – March 7, 2018 – Anuradha Reddy, visiting from Malmo


Feeling ‘At Home’ with the Internet of Things Anuradha Reddy, PhD student, Interaction Design Whereas computer science and HCI have successfully operated in the domestic realm of the Internet of Things (IoT), their strong ties to industry has left little room for understanding what it means to 'feel at home' [...]

LabTalk – March 7, 2018 – Anuradha Reddy, visiting from Malmo2018-08-27T18:14:57+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

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

LabTalk – September 13, 2017 – Quan Zhou


Transit information design in China Quan Zhou China has developed an innovative, nationwide public transit system. Its high-speed rail network is the largest in the world. The Shanghai Metro system alone transports 340,000,000 passengers a year. This development has generated various forms of transit information design across many transportation modes. [...]

LabTalk – September 13, 2017 – Quan Zhou2017-09-18T19:15:40+00:00

GuestTalk – May 24, 2017 – Joep Frens


Designing for Rich Interaction in Growing Systems Joep Frens Systems and system design are the next frontier for Industrial Design. I understand a system both as a technological as well as a social construct and feel that the systems design challenge is a fundamentally different challenge than the interactive product [...]

GuestTalk – May 24, 2017 – Joep Frens2017-05-22T11:55:06+00:00