Category Archives: Contextual Inquiry

Holland’s Public Library

This is the article http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/886170-264/whats_your_story_dutch_library.html.csp This is the photo gallery. Interesting spaces and furniture design! http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/sets/72157604142377648/

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Swedish Library bus Design

http://www.dezeen.com/2008/11/01/library-bus-by-muungano/

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Singing Fingers

Singing Fingers – by Jay Silver I have worked with Jay before and he has developed this application, which is really cool! I could almost imagine a huge multi-touch screen or wall where children can collaboratively paint and create music … Continue reading

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Pas a Pas

Interaction Awards Winner 2012. Pas a Pas PROJECT OVERVIEW Pas a Pas is an interactive educational tool that enables children to learn and experiment through animation. It is designed to support and integrate in to an existing curriculum and is … Continue reading

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Challenges to spatial design in Holland

“BiebBus is a truck-container that travels from school to school, offering 7,000 books and a reading room“. Read the full story.

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Århus children´s library 2014

For the new Århus library there is a concept of a product where children can tell their own thoughts about a books straight to the book. The stories can be then listen from the books. The video shows several other … Continue reading

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Kirjastokaista

Kirjastokaista is Finnish libraries’ common media service online. Kirjastokaista’s Espoo channel contains materials that can be used  in the new vehicle: video and audio clips about books etc. The Kirjastokaista could also be the storage space for media created in … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality 3D Storybook

There was an earlier example of an educational 3D augmented reality book with dinosaur. Similar research has been carried out in the VTT in Otaniemi, Espoo. Here is a demo video: It looks that there is a startup, too. Here: … Continue reading

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Displays and using windows as displays

In the design team we have discussed about the possibility to use some displays for different purposes. The displays could be used: to provide the visitors with some basic information: timetables, weather, whats going on in the town etc. to … Continue reading

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Seattle Public Library

Here is a video tour of Seattle Public Library. There children area is neat 🙂 http://www.spl.org/media/videos/VirtualTour5-10-2007/VirtualTour5-10-2007.htm

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