Category Archives: body

Zwischen Materialität und Medialität: „Die Sprachen des Materials“ (#BookReview)

Die in den letzten Jahren auch in den designtheoretischen Diskursen zunehmende Auseinandersetzung mit dem Begriff „Agency“ – der in diesem Zusammenhang im Deutschen wohl am ehesten mit „Handlungsmacht“ übersetzt werden kann – hat nicht nur die Wirkungskraft von Subjekten, sondern … Continue reading

Posted in body, design research, designwissenschaft, embodiment, german/deutsch, interaction, philosophie | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beauty and the Norm: Debating Standarization in bodily Appearance

Beauty and the Norm: Debating Standarization in bodily Appearance The past decades have seen a global boom in the body aesthetics services with profound effects on people’s bodies worldwide. The global beauty and fashion industries disseminate mass-mediated images of men … Continue reading

Posted in body, Conference, Diversity, gender | Leave a comment

Skintimacy

Skintimacy is an interface that allows for the manipulation of electronic-based processes through touch. Depending on whom you touch, the way your bodies make contact influences the control of both analog instruments and digital setups. Alexander Müller-Rakow and his team … Continue reading

Posted in body, interaction | Leave a comment

Touching new ways of commincation for 2012 and beyond….

Dear friends Liebe Freunde Caras amigos A healthy, successful and happy 2012 to all of you (especially those we haven’t met this year)! Euch allen (insbesondere denen, die wir in diesem Jahr leider nicht treffen konnten) sowie einen sicheren Rutsch … Continue reading

Posted in accessible, blind, body, care, deaf, design project, design research, design study, embodiment, Experience Disability, prototyping, research, social design, sustainability and social innovation, tactile communication, team | Leave a comment

Anthropomorphe – Different views on the human body

“Man is the measure of all things: of things which are, that they are, and of things which are not, that they are not.” (Quote from the anthropomorphe blog)  Anthropomorphe features an extensive collection of  stunning imagery that challenges our notions of … Continue reading

Posted in blog, body | Leave a comment

Welcome to DESIGNABILITIES!

… a research blog developed and run at      

Posted in accessible, activism, advertisement, age, alternative communication, architecture, art, augmentative communication, awareness, bioethic, blind, blog, body, body modification, Calendar, Capability Simulation, care, co-design, comedy, Conference, cyborg, cymatics, deaf, deaf-blind, Definitions, demenz, design project, design research, design study, designwissenschaft, disability aesthetics, disability studies, echolocation, education, embodiment, Enhancement, event, exhibition, Experience Disability, fashion, Film, freak, game, gender, german/deutsch, graphic, humor, illiteracy, implants, interaction, interview, jewelery, jobs, Literature, movie, multimodality, music, neuroscience, people, performance, philodhopir, philosophie, photography, playful interaction, Politik, pop culture, posthumanism, prosthetics, prototyping, quote, reciprocal learning, report, research, senses, social design, sound, STS, sustainability and social innovation, synaesthesia, tactile communication, tangible interaction, team, toy, Transhumanity, typo, Uncategorized, universal design, virtual reality, visual communication | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,