Jon Rogers

Jon Rogers (School of Design, University of Dundee) has been working between the fields of Interaction and Product Design for a decade, working closely with students, practitioners and academics. His particular specialism is the integration of electronics within products/services. “Using digital technologies for products that explore a person’s needs is great. But we know that. Right? User centred this, that, whatever. Everyone’s a user. That’s the world we live in… If you think Thatcher should be telling us who to design for… What about the communities we live, play, work, get dirty in? A community is not a ‘user’, so how do we design products for them? Personally, I have no idea – so I’m going to talk about it…”