Referent: Florian Wille


Mittwoch, 28. März 2018
18:00  -  19:30 Uhr
FH Vorarlberg, Aula

OpenIdea Veranstaltungsreihe

Creative work is often believed to be solely based on inspiration as opposed to methodical processes. Design methods are crucial if we are to successfully create experiences that are tailored to humans needs, address multifaceted environments, as well as being comprehensible to clients and stakeholders. The role of designers has changed significantly throughout the past decades. The fields of ethnography and psychology have heavily influenced the way we conduct our research and test products. Agile processes within designing and prototyping are inspired by software developers. Florian Wille will share his take on research, prototyping and testing methods, using the development of a robotic agent for the elderly as an example - thus making the case that methodical and creative processes are not mutually exclusive.

Florian Wille is an interaction and industrial designer. With a background in interior design he studied industrial design under Hartmut Esslinger at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and interaction design at the Zurich University of the Arts. With a research focus on smart materials and human robot interaction he was working as a research fellow at ZHdK before joining Schindler Creations. As a Design Lead he established their Interaction Design department and built up their Swiss branch in Zürich. In 2017 he joined the Interaction Design Department at the Zurich University of the Arts as a lecturer. He is teaching in the fields of design methods, embodied interaction and mobile user interfaces.

Der Vortrag ist in Englisch