What we are doing

We would like to present you some projects by design students of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.

2014

Functional and visual Redesign of Google News

Functional and visual Redesign of Google News

Introducing the new UX and UI for Google News platform allowing the reader to easily handle news information and analyze it.

Culturegraphy

Culturegraphy

Culturegraphy visualizes the exchange of memes over time.

THEY KNOW

THEY KNOW

A fictional surveillance software designed to inform and raise awareness for mass surveillance.

Souvenir

Souvenir

A new form to share your travel experiences. The iPad app lets you visualizing leisure travel based on GPS data.

Watchever — App Redesign Concept

Watchever — App Redesign Concept

Concept for the Watchever app with enhanced usability, explorative search and a great new way to rate content.

Isoscope

Isoscope

Exploring mobility on an interactive map: how far do you get in 10 minutes at various times during the day?

2013

Sousveillance

Sousveillance

Experimental field study that returned Instagram photos to their original location and revealed how public photo sharing affects privacy.

OMNIA

OMNIA

OMNIA explores a world consisting exclusively of numbers. It traces a reality of data.

The Erasmus Network

The Erasmus Network

Visual Complexity: 2.900 universities, 90.000 partnerships, more than 75.000 students und thousands of reasons to do Erasmus.

Portrait of my Grandfather

Portrait of my Grandfather

A portrait of my grandfather by visualising data based on army postal service, different documents, photos and stories.

Web Typography

Web Typography

The book »Web Typography« is about refining the use of type in the web context and acts as an interface between typography, web design and web development.

Fulldome Facebook Visualization

Fulldome Facebook Visualization

Visualizing the facebook friend network in a 360° full dome.

ID Showcase App

ID Showcase App

The tablet app displays the best and most interesting projects of the interfacedesign program at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.

AD HOC

AD HOC

Concept for an app that is able to search connections in the local public transport with integrated turn-by-turn navigation

Counting Silence

Counting Silence

We live in a sea of noises – the installation tries to find places of silence.

Little Black Midi

Little Black Midi

The Little Black Midi is a dress made for musicians. Midi-samples can be played by simply contacting copper boards.

HTI – Human Tree Interaction

HTI – Human Tree Interaction

HTI (human-tree interaction) examines the exciting change of perspective between trees and humans.

2012

Talking Machines

Talking Machines

What happens when we transfer the crucial part of a communication flow to machines and let them filter and steer it?

Words of a Middle Man

Words of a Middle Man

Words of a middleman is a Wireless Router analysing network connections in a local network and displaying them on its integrated display.

Listen Carefully

Listen Carefully

Listen Carefully is a sensitive headphone that reminds the user to focus and concentrate while listening to music.

Liquidata

Liquidata

LiquiData is a multitouch application to explore your personal movement profile and to show other people engaging places.

NOAM

NOAM

NOAM is a measuring device writing poems.

The Iranian Internet – An Infographic

The Iranian Internet – An Infographic

A infographic which contains six content panels to explain the complexity of online censorship in Iran.

flourish

flourish

flourish is an interactive installation in public space. The project connects a public display with a smartphone of a passing pedestrian.

RADIATOR | Radio Wave Visualisation Generator

RADIATOR | Radio Wave Visualisation Generator

Radiator is a web-based generative design application that tries to visualise the individual imagination of radio waves.

Logbook

Logbook

How Physical Interfaces Can Push Exhibition Apps to the Next Level

2011

MultiFinger Input

MultiFinger Input

Exhibition concept for presenting digital projects on a multi-touch table based on a five-finger navigation technique.

Understanding Data – A visual exploration

Understanding Data – A visual exploration

A visual and conceptional compendium which explores the visualization of the graphical file representation.

GUI redesign for a ticket machine

GUI redesign for a ticket machine

Redesign of the mobile ticket machine interface for the touch-sensitive monitors of the ›Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH‹.

Brain State Sharing

Brain State Sharing

The Brain State Sharing Project is an audio-visual experiment on transmitting states of consciousness.

Meaningful Transitions – Motion Graphics in User Interface

Meaningful Transitions – Motion Graphics in User Interface

The use of animations for user interfaces.

Medien im Wandel

Medien im Wandel

Bachelor thesis about the interconnectivity of media content and methods of consumption integrated in the daily life of a user 5 to 10 years from now.

Conscape | Mapping Berlin’s Live Music Scene

Conscape | Mapping Berlin’s Live Music Scene

Conscape is a multi-touch application that visualizes five years of Berlin’s live music scene on an interactive map.

SMS to Paper Airplanes

SMS to Paper Airplanes

Visualization of the text message communication between my girlfriend and myself.

Urban weave – A temporary interactive installation

Urban weave – A temporary interactive installation

Urban Weave is a proposal for an interactive installation that would temporarily cover the Schlossplatz in Berlin.

2010

Tangible Resources

Tangible Resources

Tangible Resources is a resource management / trade simulator for a HD Multitouch Table.

Grabble Table – An Interactive Route Planner

Grabble Table – An Interactive Route Planner

The Grabble Table is a multi-touch application that provides an intuitive route planning with the public transport.

Park Sanssouci – Interactive Guide

Park Sanssouci – Interactive Guide

A quick overview of the Park Sanssouci in Potsdam with detailed informations about interesting sights.

Understanding Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare

Understanding Shakespeare proposes five exper­i­mental approaches to the analasyis and visu­al­isa­tion of Shakespeare’s dramatic works.

lit | A tool for location based literary research

lit | A tool for location based literary research

LiteraryMap extracts place names from book texts, looks up their geo-locations, and displays them on an interactive map.

Water treatment in the former GDR

Water treatment in the former GDR

InfoVis about the water cycle from unpurified water to drinking water and back in the former GDR.

Venice Unfolding

Venice Unfolding

Venice Unfolding is a case study on tangible geo-visualization on an interactive tabletop to enable the exploration of architectural projects in Venice.

The Afghan Conflict – A Map of Possible Scenarios

The Afghan Conflict – A Map of Possible Scenarios

A poster displaying possible future scenarios around the Afghan conflict in a synchronoptic timeline.

Splendor

Splendor

Splendor is tool to draw beautiful visualization of gps tagged images and its relation to sights of any city in the world.

ANGST – An Odyssey to Euphobia

ANGST – An Odyssey to Euphobia

This project is an interactive application for a multitouch table and an approach to visualize fears within the European context.

2009

Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen is a kinetic sculpture, advanced VJing machine and media facade installation.

~IDENTITÄT

~IDENTITÄT

The project proposes a possible physical representation of the digital identity.

Infractor

Infractor

Infractor is an interactive, artistic application that has been developed for a multitouch-table.

Fontplore

Fontplore

Fontplore is an interactive application designed for searching and exploring font databases.

2008

mæve

mæve

The interactive installation »mæve« provides visual and tangible access to the conceptual networks behind architectural projects.

The Form of Facts and Figures

The Form of Facts and Figures

Design Patterns for Interactive Information Visualization

2007

CALL ME

CALL ME

CALL ME is an interactive installation for the theatre production »Mobil« by Sergi Belbel.

Fox in the Box

Fox in the Box

Fox in the Box is a modular MIDI/OSC Controller specifically developed for collaborative Live-Performance of electronic music.

2006

From Dusk Till Dawn

From Dusk Till Dawn

An interactive installation of mobile communication networks in public space at the Kiosk Akuna Matataî (subway station Eberswalder Strasse, Berlin).