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A view of West-Indische Huisbrug, Amsterdam. December 2021

Imaginaries Lab 2021 Review

Imaginaries Lab 2021 Review This is a re-post of the Imaginaries Lab newsletter (subscribe here) It’s been too long since the last newsletter, back in those days before “all of this”. I didn’t even do one in 2020—the end of that year was just too […]

An array of five projects

Climate Pathways: Exhibition, November 22–23

We’d like to invite you to Climate Pathways, an exhibition of projects from the Imaginaries Lab‘s fall 2019 studio elective at Carnegie Mellon, Research Through Design. Download the catalog of projects Friday November 22, 5.30pm–7.30pm: Exhibition opening and project demos Saturday November 23, 10.00am–5.00pm: Exhibition […]

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Imaginaries Lab 2018 Review

Imaginaries Lab 2018 Review It’s the end of December, which means it’s time for an update. Here at the Imaginaries Lab we’re just completing our second year, currently based within Carnegie Mellon School of Design. We’re a pretty part-time lab at present, but have aims […]

Fictions Matter Too

Fictions Matter Too…

Fictions Matter Too: A Vision for an Imaginaries Lab in Design “If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences” William Thomas and Dorothy Swaine Thomas, 1928 — later named as the ‘Thomas Theorem’ The events of the last couple of years, […]

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 […]