Vanessa has a background in art and technology, academia, and interaction design. She holds a BSc. in Interactive Art and Technology (Canada), a MSc. of Interaction Design (Sweden), and a PhD with the topic: “Designing for Meaningfulness in Future Smart Products” (Denmark). Here are her articles, articles she's participated in, and podcasts and other media to which she's contributed.
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Forum Business Magazine: Teknikfetischisternas antiklimax: ”Nej tack, inte ännu en ’smart’ pryl!”
LAYOUT Magazine: Meeting the Urbanists (Japanese)
DR News (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) – smart jewellery devices: BILLEDER Intelligente smykker til epileptikere samt stressede kvinder and Design Ure & Smykker magazine (pgs 38-41).
Articles published in scientific proceedings:
GeekPhysical Press here.
Vanessa's company, Kintsugi Design, specializes in designing new technologies, strategies, and futures with meaningfulness at the core of their practice. The below examples open on Kintsugi Design's website.
Vanessa speaks at conferences, on podcasts, as part of panel debates, and in digital sessions about Designing for Meaningfulness.