Category Archives: Publications/Presentations

Paper on constructions of the user in the history of design research accepted at the DRS2016, Brighton

My paper “User Design: Constructions of the ‘user’ in the history of design research” will be included in the Design Research Society 2016 conference in Brighton, UK. The conference marks the 50th anniversary of the DRS — an excellent opportunity for both historical

Paper on constructions of the user in the history of design research accepted at the DRS2016, Brighton

My paper “User Design: Constructions of the ‘user’ in the history of design research” will be included in the Design Research Society 2016 conference in Brighton, UK. The conference marks the 50th anniversary of the DRS — an excellent opportunity for both historical

“Making Use” article published in Computational Making Special Issue, Design Studies journal

My article “Making Use: Attitudes to Human-Artifact Engagements” was published after double blind peer review in the Special Issue on Computational Making of the Design Studies journal, that I co-edited with Prof. Terry Knight. You can view the Special Issue’s seven

“Making Use” article published in Computational Making Special Issue, Design Studies journal

My article “Making Use: Attitudes to Human-Artifact Engagements” was published after double blind peer review in the Special Issue on Computational Making of the Design Studies journal, that I co-edited with Prof. Terry Knight. You can view the Special Issue’s seven

Invited talk on graph theory & design theory, 1960-1975 at the MIT SMArchS Colloquium

I was invited as one of the speakers at the fall 2015 MIT SMArchS Colloquium. My talk ‘For every field which has some structure’: Graph Theory & Design Theory, 1960-1975 was a synopsis of my ongoing PhD research on design theory and structural

Invited talk on graph theory & design theory, 1960-1975 at the MIT SMArchS Colloquium

I was invited as one of the speakers at the fall 2015 MIT SMArchS Colloquium. My talk ‘For every field which has some structure’: Graph Theory & Design Theory, 1960-1975 was a synopsis of my ongoing PhD research on design theory and structural

“The Combinatorics of Architectural Democracy” at the DHS2015, San Francisco

I participated in the 2015 Design History Society Conference panel Computing Futures: Three Episodes in the Postwar Imagination of Design with my paper “The Combinatorics of Architectural Democracy: An Episode in the Life of a Mathematical Object”. The panel was organized by Daniel

“The Combinatorics of Architectural Democracy” at the DHS2015, San Francisco

I participated in the 2015 Design History Society Conference panel Computing Futures: Three Episodes in the Postwar Imagination of Design with my paper “The Combinatorics of Architectural Democracy: An Episode in the Life of a Mathematical Object”. The panel was organized by Daniel

Book chapter on technological mediation in design participation

My chapter “Who Designs?: Technological Mediation in Design Participation” was published in David Bihanic’s edited volume Empowering Users Through Design (Springer, 2015), among excellent contributions on user empowerment and service design. Abstract: This chapter engages the idea that instead of trying

Book chapter on technological mediation in design participation

My chapter “Who Designs?: Technological Mediation in Design Participation” was published in David Bihanic’s edited volume Empowering Users Through Design (Springer, 2015), among excellent contributions on user empowerment and service design. Abstract: This chapter engages the idea that instead of trying

Computational Making workshop, London

I presented my article Making Use in the Computational Making Workshop that I co-organized along with Prof. Terry Knight, Dina El-Zanfaly, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Mine Ozkar, Athina Papadopoulou, and Cagri Zaman. The workshop took place at the 6th International Conference On Design Computing

Computational Making workshop, London

I presented my article Making Use in the Computational Making Workshop that I co-organized along with Prof. Terry Knight, Dina El-Zanfaly, Daniel Cardoso Llach, Mine Ozkar, Athina Papadopoulou, and Cagri Zaman. The workshop took place at the 6th International Conference On Design Computing

“Designing Mediations” at the DRS2014 Conference, Umeå

I participated in the DRS2014 Conversation panel Intelligence, Interactivity, & Interfaces: Historical Approaches to Contemporary Practice, with my talk “Designing Mediations: Thermostats | Menus | Surrogates”. The panel was organized by Molly Steenson (CMU) and joined by Moa Carlsson (MIT). In my

“Designing Mediations” at the DRS2014 Conference, Umeå

I participated in the DRS2014 Conversation panel Intelligence, Interactivity, & Interfaces: Historical Approaches to Contemporary Practice, with my talk “Designing Mediations: Thermostats | Menus | Surrogates”. The panel was organized by Molly Steenson (CMU) and joined by Moa Carlsson (MIT). In my