The meSch website has had a complete makeover. The newly designed website includes updated information about the project, the people involved, the generated output, an events calendar and blog posts about relevant activities within the project.
This question was addressed by meSch at the ‘EUD for Supporting Sustainability in Maker Communities’ workshop held in the IT University of Copenhagen on the 10th of June 2013. The workshop was collocated with the fourth International Symposium in End User Development (IS-EUD). Through End User Development (EUD) [...]
From 5 to 7 June the first co-design workshop of the meSch project took place in Amsterdam and The Hague. Teams of almost all partners in the consortium met to catch up after the kick-off meeting in Sheffield in February, while new members of the project were introduced [...]
meSch partners Luigina Ciolfi and Eva Hornecker were among the organisers of the workshop “Explorations in Social Interaction Design” which was held on April 28th as part of CHI 2013, the 30th conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, held in Paris (France). The theme of the workshop [...]
‘The Brave New World of 3D Printing’ was a seminar illustrating the implications 3D printing has on the crafts sector. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the concept of Do-It-Yourself making through 3D printing. This is a very relevant theme for meSch, as meSch aims to [...]
Design Jam Limerick: a Productive Platform for Gaining Insight into Public Engagement and Digital Cultural Heritage Design
On 17 April 2013, the Interaction Design Centre at the University of Limerick (UL) hosted the second Limerick based Design Jam. Design Jams are worldwide events whereby individuals are presented with a specific design challenge to tackle, the general aim being to share knowledge and to work collaboratively. [...]
One of the aims of meSch is to realize tangible interaction with digital heritage. This could for instance be realized by interaction based on sensors in smart objects or – much more physically challenging for visitors – by using gesture based interaction. The April Meetup of the Virtual [...]
Smart Replicas – a Dutch case study. Desiger Maaike Roozenburg is replicating museum artefacts using medical CT scan technology and 3D printing. The 3D printed objects are then enhanced with digital information, which turns them into smart objects. The results are fascinating and point towards the direction meSch [...]
The meSch project has kicked off! In February all 13 consortium partners met in Sheffield at the Sheffield Hallam University. As not all partners had met face-to-face before a large part of the four day kick off was aimed at getting to know another and find a common [...]
From the 26th of February to the 1st of March 2013, the meSch team gathered to officially kick-off the project in Sheffield. Four intense days, packed with a lot of different activities were attended by teams of each of the twelve project partners.