Best Pictorial Award at Designing Interactive Systems 2016

Dr. Elvin Karana and prof. Elisa Giaccardi the IDE recently the Best Pictorial Award may receive during the 'ACM SIGCHI conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS). They received this award for their paper 'The Tuning of Materials: A Designer's Journey. "

In this paper, the redesign of a connected object (radio tailored for expat families) are described and discussed, with special emphasis on the performative qualities of the materials (ie what materials make us do) to the ideation of a design. 

With two talented IO alumni, Niels Stamhuis and Jasper Goossensen illustrate Elvin and Elisa this search visually, with a focus on the design process.  



During DIS 2016 were the ways in which designers create interactive systems, deploy and critically consider central. The conference from 4-8 June, held in Brisbane (Australia).

Best Paper Award at Design & Emotion 2016

At the last International Conference on Design & Emotion (Amsterdam 27-30th September), Serena Camere won the Best Paper Award for the article “Materializing experiential visions into sensory properties: the use of the Experience Map”, co-authored with Rick Schifferstein (IDE department) and Monica Bordegoni (Politecnico di Milano). The paper describes the use of a tool Serena developed in her PhD research, to help designers transform their initial, conceptual intentions into tangible products.


About Design&Emotion Conference

The International Design & Emotion Society, together with Delft University of Technology, University of Twente, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Design Academy Eindhoven, and Waag Society are pleased to invite researchers, design practitioners, and the general public interested in the cross-disciplinary field of design and emotion to participate in and attend the 10th International Conference on Design & Emotion in Amsterdam, September 27-30 of 2016.

This invitation goes out to the broad field of design researchers and practitioners and extends to communities beyond design studies, such as social science, humanities, engineering, computer science, HCI, psychology, cognitive science, health sciences, marketing and business.
The International Conference on Design & Emotion is a forum held every other year where practitioners, researchers and industry leaders meet and exchange knowledge and insights concerning the cross-disciplinary field of design and emotion.