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. [...]
Linking the Virtual and the Real: Gesture based Interaction with Digital Heritage
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 [...]
How Can we Succesfully Combine Heritage Artefacts and Digital Technology?
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 [...]
‘Dynamic Heritage and Design Thinking’ Workshop at the Kick-off Meeting
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 [...]
Succesful Kick-off Meeting
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.
Welcome on the website of the meSch project!
Material Encounters with digital Cultural Heritage