Category: IDII

Everything related to the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea in Milan.

Looking back

I decided to publish all the update emails I’d sent back home during my first year in Ivrea. It’s all there, the sweat and the tears, so if you know how to read french, enjoy.

The convent and the airport.

Nick posted this promotional video for IDII, made in 2004 or 5. It’s been so long but seems so fresh in my mind still. Like a dream you can’t wake up from. Interaction Design Institute Ivrea from Nicholas on Vimeo.

Damn shame

The building in which i spent a year (should have spent 2) is for rent…. there are no words for the anger and bitterness i feel. Via the excellent Experientia.

Dilution of a field

Not sure how I feel about this latest announcement of the RCA‘s new Head of Department Tony Dunne. The Interaction design department (which apart from IDII and Umea was the only other school teaching a less Xerox park approach to the field is renaming itself…

Illustrating a service design process

I wont be attending Emergence but I had the pleasure on working on illustrating our design process for the poster session where Fresh Start will be presented and i suddenly found it a fascinating exercise. How do you represent what starts out by being boxes…

Die Zukunft ist hier

As I catch up some sleep from the past months of continual work and stress, something new arises, an immediate and utter boredom. I guess that’s what happens when you are a workaholic. I also realised that i was going to have to change this…

End of Year Show 2006

Ok so here are the final official details about the end of year show!: Limited Edition You are invited to experience 17 thesis projects from the final graduating class of Interaction Design Institute Ivrea Opening: June 7th 2006 (18:30-23:00) Exhibition: June 8/9/10th 2006 (noon-20:00) Where:…

Thesis paper…

I’m finally done writing.. which says nothing about the work i have left to do to prepare for the end of year show…hmm so much to do so little time. You can download my full 52-pages-in-single-spacing report here or read this handy resum√© : )…

One last month

Oh my god I’m graduating in a month!!! So much to do. I have a review on tuesday afternoon to present to my advisors Jan-Christoph Zoels and Heather Martin what i intend to present and develop for the exhibition. Basically I’m thinking of doing the…