Dr. Fabian Hemmert: We need to involve the user's body more. The more we use technology in our daily lives, the more it shapes our awareness of life. Who wants to spend the whole day looking at motionless displays? We are often completely overwhelmed mentally but underwhelmed physically – when we’ve been working the whole day in the digital world, we have to go to the gym in the evenings to achieve a balance.
Design of tomorrow
How can we experience mobile applications in a more emotional and personalised way?
A researcher and a banker reflect on the meaning of design in the digital age.
Dr. Fabian Hemmert – Research through design
Dr. Fabian Hemmert, Researcher at the Design Research Lab of the Berlin University of Arts, believes that our bodies grasp digital information as though it is tangible. Digital Design can help to make mobile applications come to life for users, says the expert.
Michael Koch – Interaction and individuality, this is the future
Michael Koch, Head of Online and Mobile Banking at Deutsche Bank, is also convinced that design has changed through digitalisation. “In the future, apps will be designed in a much more emotional, personal and customised way for the individual customer”, he predicts.