Welcome to the Imaginaries Lab

Welcome to the Imaginaries Lab

The Imaginaries Lab is a new research group based within Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design. Founded in early 2017 by Dan Lockton, we are building on work around design for behavior change, mental models, and understanding, to explore questions around how the ways in […]

CHI 2017

Exploring Qualitative Interfaces at CHI

Our first tentative exploration of qualitative interfaces is being presented as late-breaking work this week at CHI 2017, the ACM conference on human factors in computing systems, in Denver, Colorado. We’ve turned the ‘extended abstract’ into a blog post here. Dan Lockton, Delanie Ricketts, Shruti […]

Project Landscapes

Design Students Explore Landscape…

Design Students Explore Landscape Metaphors for Project Modeling Delanie Ricketts and Dan Lockton This article originally appeared on the Carnegie Mellon School of Design website We often use landscapes as metaphors in everyday speech, particularly to talk about complex systems—understanding a complex information system as […]