Category Archives: Veranstaltungen

Social Design Sprint

Event: Munich Creative Business Week MCBW – Inclusion 2017, Social Design Sprint
Intiative und Konzept: UnternehmerTUM GmbH und UnternehmerTUM MakerSpace GmbH
Partner: Institut für Universal Design, bayern design, designaustria, Oskar von Miller Forum

Drei intensive, motivierende Tage mit Studierenden der Bauhausuniversität Weimar, der TU München und der FH Joanneum Graz, mit Co-designern aus Herzogsägmühle Peiting, vom AWO Kreisverband München und einem Wagnis Wohnprojekt in München. Das Ergebnis: Ideen, Konzepte, Produkte, Impulse, die Sinn machen.

Photos by Daniel George/Institut für Universal Design

Diskussion mit Co-Designern aus Herzogsägmühle

Diskussion mit Co-Designern aus Herzogsägmühle

Universal Design conference 2016

History with a Future – Perception and inclusive quality of use of a European Cultural Heritage site

Presentation at the UD2016 conference in York, UK, 22-25 August 2016.
Authors: Veronika Egger and Lisa Ehrenstrasser
Key words: information spaces, design process, wayfinding, interaction, user experience

Starting page of the presentation

Imagine a 700 year old imperial palace that has grown from a medieval castle into an area in the middle of a city extending over half a million square meters (50 ha/123.5 ac). It houses the presidential quarters, various government offices, famous museums with strong identities in their own right, the national library and a congress centre. And it provides a focal point in the modern city for events that move the nation, some of them drawing over a hundred thousand people. We are in the central district of Vienna, Austria. To be more precise we are in the “Hofburg”, the imperial palace and seat of power of the Habsburg dynasty. It has been making history since 1275 and is still a living organism integrated into city life.

And this location – far too modest a term – is struggling with its identity. There is little or only a vague awareness among Viennese and tourists of the actual physical extent of this expanse of buildings, courtyards and parks. It doesn’t stand out as a palace, a castle, as the name would suggest. Over the years it has a grown into a complex structure difficult to understand and navigate. The site has been awarded the European Cultural Heritage Label in 2016, which carries the responsibility of communicating its value in an inclusive and accessible way to all visitors. This was our starting point. Continue reading

Multitouch auf der Innotrans 2014

Auf der Innotrans, der internationalen Fachmesse für Verkehrstechnik in Berlin, präsentiert Telereal erstmals eine Multitouch-Version der Wiener “Multisensuellen Stele” und der “Haltestelle der Zukunft“. In bewährter Teamarbeit hat is-design die Anpassung der Benutzeroberfläche für die Großbildschirme vorgenommen, M3 ist für Software und Content-Management verantwortlich. Zu sehen und zum ausprobieren in Halle 2.1 am Stand des Stelenherstellers ST Vitrinen.

Multitouch-Benutzung der Informationsvitrinen

IDA conference: information design matters

7-8 April 2014, London, UK
information design matters was a conference organised by the Information Design Association (IDA) in the UK with the support of the International Institute of Information Design (IIID).

Veronika Egger together with Hanni Rützler gave a talk at the conference about “Food Information for People”. They presented the results of a pilot study about the use quality of information elements on food packaging.

More about the study (German)

Mobile Plus Conference

International Conference on Inclusive Growth through Mobile Applications, Chennai, India, 2011
The Mobile Plus conference addressed technology and information design challenges for bringing relevant content via mobile phone to people who would otherwise have no access to such information. It investigated what formats of communication are appropriate and understandable in order to empower people, facilitate exchange and promote inclusive growth.

Titelbild/Cover Mobile Plus Proceedings

Veronika Egger organised this conference on behalf of the International Institute for Information Design in cooperation with the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation and the Industrial Design Centre of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

Mobile Plus Conference Proceedings >>