Talks

The User Experience of Design Systems

The User Experience of Design Systems

A presentation given at UX Camp Copenhagen in 2017 about design systems, Google's Material Design language, and the templatization of digital products. Continue reading...

Programming Design Systems

Programming Design Systems

Whether we like it or not, a designer is now a creator of digital systems, and this begs the question Should design and engineering be two distinct fields? In this talk, Rune Madsen will present the main thesis from his upcoming book “Programming Design Systems”, and explain why it’s increasingly difficult to rely on static design tools, why designers must accept new tools to avoid irrelevancy, and what happens when we educate designers to use a programming language as their tool of choice. Continue reading...

Programming and the Visual Arts

Programming and the Visual Arts

This talk explores what happens when we start to approach graphic design through code. Based on the curriculum of the graduate class "Printing Code", taught at the Interactive Telecommunications Program in New York, it investigates the history of computational design, contemporary artists working in generative design, alongside practical code-based examples using the Java-based framework Processing. Continue reading...