Proceedings

Below we detail the full proceedings of RTD 2015, organised as per the conference schedule with individual paper downloads and links to the archive on FigShare.

To see an overview of all sessions including our invited Provocations and social activities, please see the Programme page. If you would like to see some of our documentation of the sessions where the proceedings were discussed - including the 'Scribe' interpretations of discussions in sessions - please visit the Experiences page.

Day One

MAKING REAL

Day One, AM (1115 - 1255) - Pink Room
Session Chair: Joyce Yee

Understanding The Human Object: ‘If you prick us, do we not bleed?’
Agi Haines
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328006

Design in the Age of Living Technology
Natsai Audrey Chieza and John Ward
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327971

FATBERG: Chapter 1
Mike Thompson and Arne Hendriks
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327972

REALISING NEW MATERIALITIES

Day One, AM (1115 - 1255) - Blue Room
Session Chair: Richard Banks

Botanical Fabrication - A research project at the intersection of design, botany and horticulture
Carole Collet and Guillaume Foissac
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327976

Mutate: The Evolution of a Responsive Knit Design System
Jane Scott
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327974

Obscura 1C Digital Camera
James Pierce and Eric Paulos
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328005

MULTIPLE VOICES IN DESIGN

Day One, AM (1115 - 1255) - Black Room
Session Chair: Nick Gant

Making Polychronic Objects
Jane Norris
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327941

Photo-parshiya - Discursive Assemblages in an International Women’s Centre
Rachel Clarke, Paul Dunphy and Peter Wright
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328007

HapticWave: presenting the multiple voices, artefacts and materials of a design research project
Adam Parkinson, David Cameron and Atau Tanaka
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327979

EXPERIENTIAL ENGAGEMENT

Day One, PM (1400 - 1540) - Pink Room
Session Chair: Simon Bowen

Kindred Spirits: Smell fictions + performative design research
Susana Cámara Leret
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327997

Walking off the garden path: a design journey
Liz Edwards, Paul Coulton and Mike Chiasson
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327981

Reflections on Designing for Aesthetic Engagement
Jeroen Peeters and Ambra Trotto
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327999

DIALOGUE WITH PRACTICE

Day One, PM (1400 - 1540) - Blue Room
Session Chair: Jayne Wallace

Exploring interpretation as a creative strategy within type design
Caroline Powley
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327995

Ways of Being Strands: Exploration of Textile Craft Knots by Hand and Mathematics
Nithikul Nimkulrat and Janette Matthews
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327996

Engineering the Book: the relevance of material design to investigations of the picturebook, comic and graphic novel
Martin Salisbury, Becky Palmer and Katherina Manolessou
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327987

IMAGINED WORLDS

Day One, PM (1400 - 1540) - Black Room
Session Chair: Jon Rogers

R.O.V. Digital Artwork as Narrative Controller
Guy Schofield
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327982

Experiential Manufacturing: The Earthquake Shelf
Mark Selby and David Kirk
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327994

Seeing the light – finding the poetic content of design objects
Anthony Forsyth, Joyce Yee, Trevor Duncan and James Thomas
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328002

Day Two

DIGITAL CIVICS

Day Two, PM (1400 - 1540) - Pink Room
Session Chair: David Kirk

RootIO - Platform Design for Civic Media
Chris Csíkszentmihályi and Jude Mukundane
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328001

Drones for Foraging
Carl DiSalvo and Tom Jenkins
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327990

Encouraging ‘young digital citizenship’ through co-designed, hybrid digi-tools
Nick Gant, Kelly Duggan, Tanya Dean and Josh Barnes
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327988

EXPERIENCING DATA

Day Two, PM (1400 - 1540) - Blue Room
Session Chair: Chris Speed

Certainty as a Provocation: The Design and Analysis of 2 Quant-Qual Tool Dyads for a Qualified Self Technology Project
Shruti Grover, Ross Atkin and Chris McGinley
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328004

Data Tourism
Sarah Pennington, Nadine Jarvis, David Cameron, Andy Boucher and William Gaver
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327985

A Pixel is Not a Pixel: Simple Data Charting Made Physical
David Sweeney, Tim Regan, Alex Taylor and Siân Lindley
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327998

HYBRIDITY

Day Two, PM (1400 - 1540) - Black Room
Session Chair: Rachel Clarke

Beyond conversation: Palpating the hybrid materials
Jonas Löwgren
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327980

The Instrument as the Source of new in new Music
Kristina Andersen and Dan Gibson
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327992

Architectural drawing as premise for PhD project
Anna Katrine Hougaard
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328009

Day Three

SPECULATION IN THE FIELD

Day Three, AM (1045 - 1225) - Blue Room
Session Chair: Tim Regan

Free as in wifi, public as in network: A practice based investigation of networked public space
Cally Gatehouse
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327989

Trojans & Drones: Materializing possibilities for transforming industrial infrastructures
Lorenzo Davoli, Heather Wiltse and Johan Redström
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328010

The Blue Plaque: Co-Creating Design Fictions in the Wild
Mel Woods and Deborah Maxwell
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328000

MATERIALISING FUTURES

Day Three, AM (1045 - 1225) - Pink Room
Session Chair: Justin Marshall

Investigating Lay Design through Prototyping a Toolkit for Audio Equipment
Guido Hermans
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327986

Synthetic Anatomies, Co-designing desirable 3D printed facial prosthetics
Bernard Guy, Ross Stevens, Zach Challies and Wayne Gillingham
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327991

Re-knitting: exploring openness through design
Amy Twigger Holroyd
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1327993

col·lec·tion
Ruby Hoette
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1328008