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Publications — 2023

Buso, A., McQuillan, H., Voorwinden, M., Karana, E. (accepted, 2023) Weaving Textile-form Interfaces: A Material-Driven Design Journey

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Kim, R., Risseeuw, C., Groutars, E., Karana, E. (2023) Surfacing Livingness in Microbial Displays: A Design Taxonomy for HCI, CHI ’23: Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 2023, Article No.: 156.

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McQuillan, H. and Karana, E. (2023) Conformal, Seamless, Sustainable: Multimorphic Textile-forms as a Material-Driven Design Approach for HCI, CHI ’23: Proceedings of the 2023 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Article No.: 727.

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Risseeuw, C., Martinez, J., Barla, P., Karana, E. (accepted, 2023) FlavoMetrics: Towards a Digital Tool to Understand and Tune Living Aesthetics of Flavobacteria, DIS’23.

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Zhou, J., Kim, R., Doubrovski, Z., Martins, J., Giaccardi, E., Karana, E. (accepted, 2023) Cyano-chromic Interface: Aligning Human-Microbe Temporalities Towards Noticing and Attending to Living Artefacts, DIS’23.

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Publications — 2022

van den Broek, S., de Rooij, A., and van Dartel, M. (2022) Living with living artefacts: Six concepts for designing user acceptance of living artefacts, in Lockton, D., Lenzi, S., Hekkert, P., Oak, A., Sádaba, J., Lloyd, P. (eds.), DRS2022: Bilbao, 25 June – 3 July, Bilbao, Spain.

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Publications — 2021

Balasubramanian, S., Yu, K., Meyer, A. S., Karana, E., and Aubin-Tam, M. (2021). Bioprinting of Regenerative Photosynthetic Living Materials. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 31, 2011162 (IF: 18.81)

Barati, B., Karana, E., Pont, S., Dortmont, T. (2021). Living Light Interfaces: An exploration of bioluminescence aesthetics. DIS ’21: Designing Interactive Systems Conference June 2021, Pages 1215- 1229. https://doi.org/10.1145/3461778.3462038

Barati, B., Karana, E. (2021). Unlocking the potentials of underdeveloped smart material composites, In ICS Materials: Interactive, connected, and smart materials, Editors: Ferraro, V., Rognoli, V.

Buso, A., McQuillian, H., Jansen, K., Karana, E. (accepted). The Unfolding of Textileness in Animated Textiles: An Exploration of Woven Textile-Forms. Design Research Society.

D’Olivo, P. & Karana, E. (2021). Materials Framing: A Case Study of Biodesign Companies’ Web Communications, She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation: Volume 7, Issue 3, Autumn 2021, Pages 403-434 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sheji.2021.03.002

Ertürkan, H., Karana, E., Mugge, R. (accepted). Is This Alive? – Towards a Vocabulary for Understanding and Communicating Living Material Experiences. Design Research Society.

Grouters, W., Risseeuw, C., Ingham, C., Elkhuizen, W., Pont, S., Karana, E. (2022). Flavorium: An Exploration of Flavobacteria’s Living Aesthetics for Living Color Interfaces, Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI’22. https://doi.org/10.1145/3491102.3517713
Karana, E., Rognoli, V., & Jacob-Dazarola, R. . (2020). The Role of Design in the Development of New Materials: Interview with Elvin Karana. Diseña, (17), 46–55.

Kim, R., Pataranutaporn, P., Groutars, W., Zhou, J., Collet, C., Karana, E. (accepted). Designing Living Artefacts: Opportunities and Challenges for Biodesign. Conversations proposal at Design Research Society.

Martinez, J., Buso, A., Wu, J., Karana, E. (accepted). TEX(alive): A Toolkit to explore temporal expressions in shape-changing textile interfaces. DIS’22 Designing Interactive Systems Conference.

Ng, W., Barati, B., Karana, E. (2021). Healing with Fungi: Unique Aesthetic Expressions for Mycelium-based Materials through Patch and Mend. IASDR 2021 International Design Research Conference: the ninth Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research.

Pedgley, O., Rognoli, V., Karana., E. (2021). Expanding Territories of Materials and Design, In the Materials Experience: Expanding Territories of Materials and Design, 2nd Ed., Editors: Pedgley, O., Rognoli, V., Karana., E., Butterworth-Heinemann: Elsevier, UK.,1-12.

Pedgley, O., Rognoli, V., Karana., E. (2021). Materials Experience: Expanding Territories of Materials and Design. Butterworth-Heinemann: Elsevier, UK. (400 pages)

Zhou, J., Barati, B., Wu, J., Scherer, D., Karana, E., (2021). Digital biofabrication to realize the potentials of plant roots for product design. Bio-Design and Manufacturing (2021) 4:111–122.  (IF: 6.3) https://doi.org/10.1007/s42242-020-00088-2

Publications — 2020

Barati, B., Karana, E., & Hekkert, P. (2020). Understanding Experiential Qualities of Light-Touch-Matters: Towards a Tool Kit. Journal of Design Thinking, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1-20.

https://jdt.ut.ac.ir/article_76032_e49df5d472e91360ffb64404763c82b1.pdf

Hazekamp, R., Unlearning Photography, Mister Motley, Motley College, 25-11-2020: https://www.mistermotley.nl/motley-college/unlearning-photography

Karana, E. (2020). Still Alive: Livingness as a material quality in design. Breda: Avans University of Applied Sciences. ISBN: 978-90-76861-61-6

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Karana, E., Barati, B., & Giaccardi, E. (2020). Living artefacts: Conceptualizing livingness as a material quality in everyday artefacts. International Journal of Design, 14(3), 37-53. http://www.ijdesign.org/index.php/IJDesign/article/view/3957/923

Karana, E., Rognoli, V., & Jacob-Dazarola, R. (2020). The Role of Design in the Development of New Materials: Interview with Elvin Karana. Diseña, (17), 46-55.

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Veelaert,L., Du Bois. E., Moons, I., Karana, E. (2020). Experiential characterization of materials in product design: A literature review, Materials and Design, 190: 108543 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264127520300769

Zhou, L., Barati, B., Wu, J., Scherer, D., Karana, E. (2020). Digital biofabrication to realize the potentials of plant roots for product design, Bio-design and Manufacturing. 4, pages 111–122(2021). https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s42242-020-00088-2.pdf

Publications — 2019

Barati, B., & Karana, E. (2019). Affordances as materials potential: What design can do for materials development. International Journal of Design, 13(3), 105-123. http://www.ijdesign.org/index.php/IJDesign/article/view/3419/877

Barati, B., Karana, E., & Hekkert, P. (2019). Prototyping materials experience: Towards a shared understanding of underdeveloped smart material composites. International Journal of Design, 13(2), 21-38. http://www.ijdesign.org/index.php/IJDesign/article/viewFile/3255/856

Barati, B., Karana, E., Jansen, K.M.B., & Claus, S. (2019). Making ‘a drop of light’: an illustrative case of designing for electroluminescent material experiences. Int. Journal of Design Engineering, 8(2), 170 – 196. https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=100552

Karana, E., Nimkulrat, N., Giaccardi, E., Niedderer, K. & Fan, J.N. (2019). Alive. Active. Adaptive: Experiential knowledge and emerging materials. International Journal of Design, 13(2), 1-5. http://www.ijdesign.org/index.php/IJDesign/article/view/3731/854