Category Jan-Christoph Zoels

Pooptopia, a pet waste removal urban game

Pooptopia, the Interaction-Ivrea graduation project of Aram Saroyan Armstrong, is a pet waste removal service/game that explores the interplay of service design and entertainment. A few days ago Régine Debatty summarised Pooptopia on her own blog we-make-money-not-art as follows: “Pooptopia…

uni.me, a new mobile communication service centred on people’s availability

What if a mobile phone could provide easily glanceable information of people’s availability? To answer that question, Ana Camila Pinho Amorim developed uni.me, a new mobile communication service and Ana’s graduation project at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea. uni.me supports us…

Mattel workshop on play experiences for the next generation

Looking to generate new ideas about the future of play, Mattel invited the Interaction Design Institute to present concepts during its company-wide Play Experiences for the Next Generation workshop. Children discover the world through play. Playing shapes human mental and…

Experientia site launch

Today we launched the website of Experientia, the new experience design company founded by business specialist Pierpaolo Perotto, usability expert Michele Visciola, user experience strategist Jan-Christoph Zoels and communication strategist Mark Vanderbeeken. The site contains plenty of information on who…

Conference on empathic market sensing involves Experientia

One of the first activities of the newly founded Launch Institute is a conference on empathic market sensing on 20-21 September in Hamburg, Germany. Empathic market sensing builds upon voice-of-the-customer and observational “applied ethnography” techniques to dive deeply into how…