Natural Movements in Weight Training

By Darren Lehane People today are living increasingly more sedentary lives [1], and with this, the risk of muscular deterioration is greatly increased. The primary way to combat this deterioration is through the use of weight training exercises to develop the size and strength of skeletal muscles. The majority of all regular weight training exercise…

Website design ‘talking back’

Laura Wiegland Introduction In his paper ‘Designing as Reflective Conversation with the Materials of a Design Situation’ [01] Donald A. Schon describes the process of design as a “reflective conversation” with a material design situation. He uses examples from architecture, where designers actively shape a “design world” by exploring and experimenting with given design inputs.…

The ready-to-hand bicycle

Moa Sävenryd Have you ever given any thought into how artefacts you use in your everyday life seems to fade away in your subconscious as you use them? Furthermore, do you sometimes contemplate over the first time you used them and the difference in your behaviour towards them then compared to now when you use…

The embodied boarding pass

Juulia Enqvist Social approaches are becoming more and more important in computing according to Dourish. An individual act in an environment and there is no possibility to separate this individual from the environment, which means that the environment and surroundings have to be taken into consideration. As Dourish explained, interaction highly depends on the setting…