Design as Inquiry
Office: Sieg Hall, Room 409 Campus Box: 352315 Office Phone: 206.685.3343
I am currently an artist-in-residence at MPIWG, a Visiting Scholar at Humboldt University, and an associate professor of Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. I also co-direct the TAT Lab.
Rosner, Daniela K. Critical Fabulations: Reworking the Methods and Margins of Design. MIT Press, 2018.
Bennett, Cynthia and Daniela K. Rosner. Biographical Prototypes: Reimagining Recognition and Disability in Design. DIS 2019.
Bennett, Cynthia and Daniela K. Rosner. The Promise of Empathy: Design, Disability, and Knowing the ‘Other'. CHI 2019.
Tran O'Leary, et al. Who Gets to Future? Race, Represetntation, and Design Methods in Africatown. CHI 2019.
Rosner, D. K., S. Shorey, B. Craft, H. Remick (2018). Making Core Memory CHI'18. Best Paper Award. [Website]
Rosner, D. K. and F. Turner (2014) Theaters of Alternative Industry In Design Thinking Research eds. C. Meinel and L. Leifer.
Dew, Kristin N., and Daniela K. Rosner. "Designing with waste: A situated inquiry into the material excess of making." In Proceedings of the 2019 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference, pp. 1307-1319. 2019 [PDF].
Fox, Sarah E., Kiley Sobel, and Daniela K. Rosner. "Managerial Visions: Stories of Upgrading and Maintaining the Public Restroom with IoT." In Proceedings of Human Factors in Computing (CHI'19). 2019. Best Paper Award. [PDF]
Bennett, Cynthia and Daniela K. Rosner. "The Promise of Empathy: Design, Disability, and Knowing the ‘Other'." In Proceedings of Human Factors in Computing (CHI'19). [PDF]
Tran O'Leary, et al. "Who Gets to Future? Race, Represetntation, and Design Methods in Africatown." In Proceedings of Human Factors in Computing (CHI'19). [PDF
Devendorf, Laura, Kristina Andrews, Daniela K. Rosner, Ron Wakkary, and James Pierce. "From HCI to HCI-Amusement: Strategies for Engaging what New Technology Makes Old." In Proceedings of Human Factors in Computing (CHI'19). [PDF]
Rosner, Daniela K. Critical Fabulations: Reworking the Methods and Margins of Design. MIT Press, 2018. [PDF]
Chen, Ying-Yu, Kelda Baljon, Bonnie Tran, Daniela K. Rosner, and Alexis Hiniker. "The stamp plate and the kicking chair: playful productivity for mealtime in preschools." In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children, pp. 373-380. ACM, 2018. [PDF]
Fox, Sarah E., Rafael ML Silva, and Daniela K. Rosner. "Beyond the Prototype: Maintenance, Collective Responsibility, and Public IoT." In Proceedings of the 2018 Designing Interactive Systems Conference, pp. 21-32. ACM, 2018. Honorable Mention. [PDF]
Dew, Kristin N., and Daniela K. Rosner. "Lessons from the Woodshop: Cultivating Design with Living Materials." In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 585. ACM, 2018. Honorable Mention. [PDF]
Fox, Sarah E., Meredith Lampe, and Daniela K. Rosner. "Parody in Place: Exposing Socio-spatial Exclusions in Data-Driven Maps with Design Parody." In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 322. ACM, 2018. PDF
Rosner, Daniela K., Samantha Shorey, Brock R. Craft, and Helen Remick. "Making Core Memory: Design Inquiry into Gendered Legacies of Engineering and Craftwork." In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 531. ACM, 2018. Best Paper Award. [PDF]
Devendorf, Laura, and Daniela K. Rosner. "Beyond Hybrids: Metaphors and Margins in Design." In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, pp. 995-1000. ACM, 2017. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and S. E. Fox. (2016) "Legacies of craft and the centrality of failure in a mother-operated hackerspace." Journal of New Media & Society . [PDF]
Rosner, D. K., Morris, M. et al. (2016) "Designing for Movement in Public Life with Itinerant Probes." In Proc. of Designing Interactive Systems (DIS'16). [PDF]
Rosner, D., Kawas, S., Li, W., Tilley, N. and Y. Sung. "Out of Time, Out of Place: Reflections on Design Workshops as a Social Research Method" CSCW'16. Honorable Mention.[PDF]
Fox, S. and D. Rosner. "Continuing the Dialogue: Bringing Research Accounts Back into the Field." CHI'16. Honorable Mention.[PDF]
Saegusa, K., Trans, T. and D. Rosner. "Mimetic Machines: Collaborative Interventions in Digital Fabrication with Arc" CHI'16. Honorable Mention.[PDF]
Bennett, C., Cen, K., Steele, K., and D. Rosner. "An Intimate Laboratory: Prostheses as a Tool for Experimenting with Identity and Normalcy". CHI'16. [PDF]
Houston, L., Jackson, S.J., Rosner, D.K., et al. "Values in Repair". CHI'16. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K., H. Saegusa, J. Friedland, and A. Chambliss. (2015) Walking by Drawing CHI'15.
Fox, S., Ulgado, R. R., and D. K. Rosner. (2015) Hacking Culture, Not Devices. CSCW'15.
Devendorf, Laura and Daniela K. Rosner. 2015. “Reimagining Digital Fabrication as Performance Art” In Extended Abstracts of the ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’15). [PDF]
Rosner, Daniela K., Ikemiya, Miwa, and Tim Regan. 2015. “Resisting Alignment: Code and Clay.” In Proceedings of the ACM conference on Tangible Embedded Embodied Interaction (TEI'15). [PDF]Ames, M. G., D. K. Rosner, and I. Erickson. "Worship, Faith, and Evangelism: Religion as an Ideological Lens for Engineering Worlds." In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing, pp. 69-81. ACM, 2015. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and F. Turner (2014) "Theaters of Alternative Industry" In Design Thinking Research eds. C. Meinel and L. Leifer. [PDF]
Rosner, D.2014. "Making Citizens, Reassembling Devices" Public Culture 26, no. 1 72 (2014): 51-77. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K., and M. G. Ames. 2014. "Designing for Repair? Infrastructures and Materialities of Breakdown."CSCW'14. [PDF]
Ames, M. G., and Daniela K. Rosner. 2014. "From drills to laptops: designing modern childhood imaginaries." Information, Communication & Society : 1-14. [PDF]
Rosner, D., M. Roccetti and G. Marfia. 2013. "Transitioning Tradition? Examining the Digitization of Cultural Practices." Communications of the ACM. [PDF]
Massimi, M and D. Rosner (2013) "Crafting for Major Life Events: Implications for Technology Design and Use." In the Proc. of Britsh HCI.
Ikemiya, M. and D. Rosner. (2013) "Broken Probes: toward the design of worn media." Journal of Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K., M. Ikemiya, D. Kim, and K. Koch. (2013) Designing with Traces. CHI'13. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and A. S. Taylor. (2012) Binding and aging. Journal of Material Culture 17(4) 405-424. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. (2012) The Material Practices of Collaboration. In Proc. of CSCW'12. Honorable Mention Award.
Bardzell, S., Rosner, D., and Bardzell, J. Crafting Quality in Design: Integrity, Creativity, and Public Sensibility. In Proc. of DIS'12. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and A. S. Taylor. (2011) "Antiquarian Answers: Book Restoration as a Resource for Design." In Proc. of CHI'11. [PDF] Honorable Mention Award.
Goodman, E. and D. K. Rosner. (2011) From Garments to Gardens: Negotiating Material Relationships Online and ‘By Hand.’ In Proc. of CHI'11. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and K. Ryokai. (2010) Spyn: Augmenting the Creative and Communicative Potential of Craft. In Proc. of CHI'10. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and K. Ryokai, (2009) Reflections on Craft: Probing the Creative Process of Everyday Knitters. In Proc. of C&C'09. Best Student Paper Award. [PDF]
Rosner, D.K. and J. Bean. (2009) Learning from IKEA Hacking: "I'm Not One to Decoupage a Tabletop and Call It a Day". Proceedings of CHI'09. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. and K. Ryokai. (2008) "Spyn: Augmenting Knitting to Support Storytelling and Reflection." Proceedings of Ubicomp '08. [PDF] [Project Website]
Rosner, D. K., Ryokai, K., (2008) "Weaving Memories into Handcrafted Artifacts with Spyn." Extended Abstracts of CHI'08. Interactivity Submission. [PDF] [Project Website]
Hearst, M., and D. K. Rosner. (2008), "Tag Clouds: Data Analysis Tool or Social Signaller?" HICSS workshop on Social Spaces '08. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. (2005) "Using Scientific Methods to Teach Science Methodology in Museums." Recent Research Developments in Learning Technologies, vol III. m-ICTE2005 3rd International Conference on Multimedia and Information Proceedings. June, 2005.
Rosner, D. K. "Reshaping the limits of design in HCI." interactions 22, no. 2 (2015): 67-69. [PDF]
Tracing Provenance. 2011. Interactions Magazine. [PDF]
Ikea Hacking by Jonathan Bean & Daniela Rosner. Spring, 2010. Ambidextrous. [PDF]
Knitting Scarves and Stories Together by Daniela Rosner and Kimiko Ryokai. Spring, 2008. Ambidextrous. [PDF]
Segusa, Hidekazu, Kerem Özcan and Daniela K. Rosner. Papetto: Embodied Co-Presence in Video Chat. In Extended Abstracts of HRI’15. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K. "Considering Craftsmanship." Poster at the 2008 iConference. Best Poster Award. [PDF]
Rosner, D. K., Oehlberg, L., Ryokai, K., (2008) "Studying Paper Use to Inform the Design of Personal, Portable Technology." Extended Abstracts of CHI'08. Work In Progress Submission. [PDF]
Rosner, D.K., Josling, J.M., Moed, A., and E. Oreglia. Understanding target users of a digital reference library. In Proc of ACM JCDL’07: 495–495. [PDF]
SubbaRao, M., Rosner, D. K., Skutnik, S. (2006) "NVO in Museum and Planetaria." Publication in American Astronomical Society Meeting 207; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol.37, p.1240.
Rosner, D. K., Ames, M., and S. E. Fox. (2016) "What Happened to Craft:? Surfacing Alternate Histories of Digital Fabrication and Community in the Maker Movement". [PDF].
Rosner, D. K., Perner-Wilson, H., Qi, J., Buechley, L., Fine Bookbinding Meets Electronics. In EA of TEI 2011. [PDF][Website]
Williams, A., Rosner, D. K. Wiimote Hackery Studio. Studio Proposal in EA of TEI 2010. [PDF] [Website]
Williams, A., Rosner, D. K. Wiimote Wiikend Workshop. Oct 17-19, 2009, Concordia University [Website]
Buechley, L., Rosner, D. K., Paulos, E., and Williams, A. 2009. DIY for CHI: methods, communities, and values of reuse and customization. In EA of CHI '09: 4823-4826. [PDF] [Website]
Talks & Travel
Microsoft, Bellview, WA, June ’19
Caltech, Pasadena, CA, April ’19
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL March '19
Medea Talks, Malmo, Sweden, Nov ’18
School of CC, Aarhus, Denmark, Nov ’18
UMNG, Bogota, Columbia, Oct ’18
Design @ Large, UCSD, CA, Oct ’18
Data & Society, NYC, NY, Sept ’18
Tatlock Lecture, Vassar, NY, Sept ’18
Fabulations of Design, EASST, Jul '18
Why Fabulate Design?, London, Jul ’18
Sketch Model Workshop, Olin, Jun ’18
Workshop & papers, CHI Montreal, May '18
Collective Futures Panel, IIT ID, Apr '18
Thesis Symposium, ArtCenter, Apr '18
Dean's Colloquium, UT Dallas, Nov '17
Scholars Lab, UVA, Nov 03'17
Weaving Disciplines, UC Boulder, Oct '17
Design Resaerch Summit, IIT, Oct '17
DH + Design, Georgia Tech, May 04'17
Critical / Design, UC Berkeley, May 01'17
IS Colloquium, UCLA, Apr 20'17
Maintainers II, NJ, Apr 7'17
Kulturen des Reparierens, Wuppertal, Germany, Jan 19'17
Cal Poly STS, San Luis Obispo, May 16'16
Design+STS, UC Berkeley, May 11'16
CHI'16, San Jose, May 7-10'16
IIT symposium, Chicago, Apr 28-30 '16
Repair workshop, NYC, Apr 01 '16
ETCL UVic, Victoria BC, Mar 18 '16
CSCW, SF, Feb 30 '16
Repair workshop @ 4S, NYC, Nov 10 '15
Critical Alternatives, Aarhus, Aug 16 '15
CSCW PC, Copenhagen, Aug 13 '15
UT Austin, iSchool, Feb 17 '15
TEI, Stanford, Jan 15-19 '15
Intel, Jan 12-13 '15
CHI PC, Dec 12-14 '14
dub talk, Dec 3 '14
HCDE Speakers Series, Nov 19 '14
CSCW PC, Aug 16-18 '14
CHI conference, Apr 26-30 '14
SCMS, Mar 19 '14
Siegal Design Institute, Mar 18 '14
Making Subjects Conference, Mar 6-7
CSCW'14, Feb 18-19
IR14.0, Oct '13
DigitalSTS & Design, Harvard, Jun 27-28 '13
MSR Cambridge, UK, Jun 14-21 '13
Stanford HCI Seminar, Stanford, May 10 '13
Ubicomp PC, Paris, May 4-5 '13
CHI conference, Paris, Apr 28-May 3 '13
Book+Paper Arts, Chicago, Apr 12-14 '13
Univ of Bologna, Italy Dec 10-17 '12
CHI'13 PC Meeting, Paris, Dec 7-9 '12
Taking Stock Workshop, WA, Jul 26-28 '12
DIS Conference, UK, Jun 10-14 '12
- My new book Critical Fabulations OUT NOW with MIT Press!
- Joining MPIWG Max Planck Institute for the History of Science as an artist-in-residence and Humboldt University as a Visiting Scholar
- 3 NSF grants: CAREER & CHS Smalls 'Enhancing Integration of Craft and Computing,' 'Repair, Maintenance and Sustainability,' and 'IoT in Public Life'
Highlights from 2014
Highlights from 2013
"Make it work"
Columnist, forum editor, and now co-Editor in Chief for ACM interactions magazine.
Big Data, Diminished Design? interactions 21.3 (2014): 18-19.
Making: movement or brand? interactions 21.1 (2014): 26-27.
The weapons factory in the den interactions 20, no. 3 (2013): 80-81.
Conversations on Making interactions 22.1 (2015), 22-24.
Taking the new neologisms offline. interactions 20, no. 1 (2013): 78-80.
"Demo or die?: the role of video demonstrations in the public domain." interactions 20, no. 5 (2013): 80-81.
"The digital apprentice." interactions 19, no. 5 (2012): 72-73.
"Old hat: craft versus design?." interactions 19, no. 1 (2012): 86-88.