Guest talk by Sus Lyckvi

Sus Lyckvi is visiting us next week from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden and she will share her valuable experiences and thoughts within a talk about “Using fictions as a design tool – why and how”. 

  • When? Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 11:00-12:00
  • Where? Arabia Campus, room 822


There are countless examples on how science fiction has inspired researchers and scientists. Within interaction design, there is an increasing use of fictional narratives as inspiration for design; examples include design fictions, value fictions, and future workshops.
However, the practice of shaping and using fictions as design tools is still an uncharted territory, so in this talk Sus Lyckvi – chair of the Future Scenarios track at NordiCHI 2016 – will share some of her own experiences in using fictions in teaching and research, as well as summarize recent findings on the topic.
Dr Sus Lyckvi has been an interaction design researcher and teacher at Chalmers University of Technology since 2003. Her work encompasses as diverse topics as gameplay design, design for social interaction mediated by mobile devices, UX design and automotive design, however always focusing on design methodology within these various topics.