Interactive design ideas unveiled by master's students

"Sand Mirror", designed by (from left) Andreas Almqvist from Sweden, Karolina Drobotowic from Poland and Tallulah Gillard from France.
Published Nov 02, 2018

Master’s students in the Physical Interaction Design course held an exhibition in the Library this week, where they demonstrated their team projects.

The theme of the challenge was theme “Shape Shifting”, which required them to develop objects that change form in some way. “We use interaction design and build gadgets, basically,” says instructor Mattias Jacobsson. The students relied in part on microprocessors like tiny Arduino computers to control the processes in the gadgets they produce during the course. And the focus is on potential product ideas.

Jonatan Seger and Mattias Mossberg from Sweden and Emmi Parvinen from Finland from the ICT Innovation master's program make adjustments to their interactive flower, FLWR.
Shi Yu from China checks out the interactive plant with one of its designers, Karolin Karlsson
Instructor Mattias Jacobsson with two of the team behind the project, Black Mirror, Elisavet-Eleni Papnaoum from Greece and Ketaki Uma from India.
An interactive plant designed by (from left) Victor Sjödin from Sweden, Linxi Wang from China, Karolin Karlsson and Sebastian Holmqvist.
Master's students (from left) Mauro Banze from Moçambique, Jiagi Zheng from China, Rein Lucassen from Netherlands and Lena Hegeman from Germany show off their Crimson Fox at this week's Physical Interaction Design installation for master's students at the KTH Library.

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Photos by Fredrik Persson

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