Exove will host IxDAHel’s 8th meetup on October 19th on Itämerenkatu 1, 00180 Helsinki.
Seems like everyone is using Google design sprint and going through understanding phase and then rapidly developing sketches and prototypes that are tested with users. Only creating what is needed, and bringing services to life quickly benefits businesses but is boring and some ideas may be buried under the process.
Time to turn things upside down. What if the designs started from rituals, habits and simple interactions? What if a brand would live by algorithms and AI? What if we didn’t start from the big picture, but from the small detail?
Adventures In Programmatic Branding – How To Design With Algorithms And How To Tame Metaballs?
by AKI-VILLE PÖYKIÖ
We created a fluid, ever-changing brand for Women in Tech, a diversity in technology movement kickstarted in Singapore. ED’s design director Aki-Ville Pöykiö tells the story and how we survived an algorithm gone rogue.
Airport As A Non-Place – Creating Meaningful Interactions Through Ritual Design
By VEERA SUOMALAINEN
Anthropologist and service designer Veera Suomalainen from Exove Design talks about insightful and shared interactions that can turn a space into a place. Observing existing habits and creating meaningful designs around them will bring value to environments that have ritualistic potential but usually lack meaning, such as airports.
Frame Work – An Attempt to Re-Something Design in the Times We Live in
By TOPIAS DEAN from Sitra
16:45 – Doors open, drinks & mingling
17:00 – Welcoming words
17:10 – Adventures In Programmatic Branding – How To Design With Algorithms And How To Tame Metaballs? – Aki-Ville Pöykiö
17:40 – 10 min break
17:50 – Airport As A Non-Place – Creating Meaningful Interactions Through Ritual Design – Veera Suomalainen
18:20 – 10 min break
18:30 – Frame Work – An Attempt to Re-Something Design in the Times We Live in By TOPIAS DEAN from Sitra
19:00 – Drinks & mingling