Designing with data

Informatics is about structure, behaviour, and interactions. It’s about natural and engineered information processors. Design is about the generation, development and testing of concepts. It’s about the creation of physical objects, capabilities or services. Design Informatics focuses on designing with data. We can harness massive connectivity, analytic power and industrial-strength simulation to design tangible products and intangible services to transform the ways we work, live at home, care for each other, and play.

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Masters students from our 2013/2014 programme talk through their work in Design Informatics alongside course directors Chris Speed, Jon Oberlander and Design with Data course leader Duncan Shingleton.
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Master students talk about work produced as part of the Design with Data course where they used the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh as their case study.
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Every project, student or staff, has to address practical challenges ranging over the ways we work, care and play. To do this, we are building up a community of interest of academics, commercial and public sector organisations.