Bringing Design to Science

Science can benefit more from design than design from science.

Calligraphy by Stefanie Weigele
A typical example of an ISOTYPE information graphic. Note the conveyor belt on the left!
Foundation course exercise at the HfG Ulm. Student: John Lottes; Instructor: Anthony Froshaug; 1958–59; Courtesy HfG-Archiv/Ulmer Museum

Design in the natural sciences

The Organ Generator — Computer Aided Biology Design

Software prototype of “Bloodline Alpha 1” beneath the Cellbricks 3D bioprinting machine.
Impressions of generative designed vessel systems.

Design in the humanities

VIKUS Viewer

Visualisation of historical drawings by Frederick William IV

Design in Climate Impact Research

A Brief History of CO2 Emissions

Conclusion

Professor for Interaction Design at FH Potsdam, co-director of Urban Complexity Lab | http://uclab.fh-potsdam.de | http://esono.com