Lunchtime Talk: Friday, 9th November 2018, 12:30 – 1:45pm, Saal, Marktstraße 13-15
with Prof Hartmut Bohnacker and Prof Benedikt Groß (HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd)
What is generative design, what distinguishes it from the classical design approach and how does it expand the designer’s range of opportunities?
Prof Hartmut Bohnacker
Born 1972 in Baden-Württemberg. After discontinuing studies in mathematics and business administration, Hartmut studied Communication Design at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd. Since completing his studies in 2002, he works as an independent designer in Stuttgart. Main field of activity: conception, design and prototypical implementation of projects in the field of interface and interaction design. Since 2002 Hartmut is teaching in the field of digital media, and since 2009 he is professor for Interaction Design at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Prof Benedikt Groß
Born 1980 in Baden-Württemberg. Beginning of studies 2002 with geography and computer science, then moving on to design. 2007 Diploma “Generative Systems” with Julia Laub at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd. After finishing his studies, Benedikt worked in higher education as well as the design industry. 2011 to 2013 Master Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art London under Anthony Dunne & Fiona Raby, at the same time Data Visualization Specialist at the MIT Senseable City Lab in Boston/Singapore. Since 2013 freelance work in speculative and computational design, various international exhibitions, awards and publications. Since 2017 Professor for Interaction Design at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Poster design: Virginie Calvet, Felix Hunger, Sammy Bermudez