• Karana, E., Giaccardi, E., Rognoli, V. (2016) Materially Yours, in J. Chapman (ed.) Handbook of Sustainable Product Design, Routledge.
  • Giaccardi, E. and Plate, L. (2016) How Memory Comes to Matter: From Social Media to the Internet of Things, in L. Munteán, L. Plate, A. Smelik (eds) Things to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Popular Culture, Bloomsbury Academics.
  • Duque, S., Giaccardi, E., van der Cammen, T.J.M. (2016) Integrated Care in Practice: Geriatrics, in Goodwin, N. (ed.) Handbook of Integrated Care, Routledge.


  • Robbins, H., Giaccardi, E., Karana, E. (2016). Traces as an Approach to Design for Focal Things and Practices. In Proceedings of NordiCHI’16: 11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. October 23 – 27, 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden. ACM, 2016. Pages
  • Rozendaal, M.C. (2016). Objects with intent: a new paradigm for interaction design. Interactions, 23(3), 62-65.
  • Giaccardi, E., Rozendaal, M.C. (2016). Connected everyday lab. interactions, 23(4), 18-21.
  • Boon, B., Rozendaal, M., van den Heuvel-Eibrink, M. M., van der Net, J., & Stappers, P. J. (2016). Playscapes: A Design Perspective on Young Children’s Physical Play. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children. June 21-24, Manchester, UK. Pages 181–189.
  • Rozendaal, M.C., Heidingsfelder, M.L., & Kupper, F. (2016, August). Exploring embodied speculation in participatory design and innovation. In Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference: Short Papers, Interactive Exhibitions, Workshops-Volume 2 (pp. 100-102). ACM.
  • Giaccardi, E., Speed, C., Cila, N. and Caldwell, M. (2016) Things As Co-ethnographers: Implications of a Thing Perspective for Design and Anthropology, in Smith, R.C. et al. Design Anthropological Futures, Bloomsbury Academics. Pages
  • Karana, E., Giaccardi, E., Stamhuis, N., Goossensen, J. (2016) The Tuning of Materials: A Designer’s Journey. In DIS ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. June 4 – 8, Brisbane, Australia. ACM Press. Pages 619-631  (Best Paper Award)
  • Giaccardi, E., Cila, N., Speed, C. and Caldwell, M. (2016) Thing Ethnography: Doing Design Research with Non-Humans. In DIS ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. June 4 – 8, Brisbane, Australia. ACM Press. Pages 377-387.
  • Giaccardi, E.,  Kuijer, L.,  Neven, L. (2016) Design for Resourceful Ageing: Intervening in the Ethics of Gerontechnology. In Proceedings of DRS 2016 Design Research Society 50th Anniversary Conference. June 27 – 30, Brighton, UK.
  • Vermeeren A.P.O.S. , Calvi L., Sabiescu A., Trocchianesi R., Stuedahl D., Giaccardi E. (2016) Involving the Crowd in Future Museum Experience Design. In Proceedings of CHI EA ’16: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. May 7 – 10, San Jose, California. ACM Press. Pages 3347-3354.
  • Pasman, G., Rozendaal, M.C. (2016) Exploring interaction styles using video. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Aalborg University, Denmark, 2016.


  • Boon, M.J.B., Rozendaal, M.C., Stappers, P.J. (2015). Playscapes as a design perspective on children’s physical play and wellbeing. Conference: CHI2015 workshop: Supporting Children to Engage in Play for Wellbeing.
  • Caldwell, M., N. Cila, E. Giaccardi (2015) A Day in the life of a thing: Reconsidering practices of time, space, and power. In 31st EGOS (European Group for Organizational Studies) Colloquium, 2-5 July 2015, Athens, Greece.
  • Calvi L., Vermeeren A.P.O.S. (2015) DIY Platform for Innovative Small Museum Experiences. Workshop Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies & Challenges at Conference Communities & Technologies 2015, June 28, 2015, Limerick, Ireland.
  • Cila, N.. E. Giaccardi, M. Caldwell, N. Rubens, Tynan-O’Mahony, F., C. Speed (2015) Listening to an everyday kettle: How can the data objects collect be useful for design research? In Proceedings of the 4th Participatory Innovation Conference (PIN-C 2015), 18-20 May 2015, Den Haag, Netherlands, 500-506.
  • Cila, N, E. Giaccardi, F. Tynan-­O’Mahony, C. Speed, M. Caldwell (2015) Thing-centered narratives: A study of object personas. In Proceedings of the 3rd Seminar International Research Network for Design Anthropology, 22-23 January 2015, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • D’Olivo, P., Rozendaal, M.C., Giaccardi, E. (2015). Fostering psychosocial development and wellbeing for teenagers with cancer through playful experiences. Conference: CHI2015 workshop: Supporting Children to Engage in Play for Wellbeing.
  • Giaccardi, E. (2015) Designing the Connected Everyday. Interactions 22(1): 26-31 (cover story).
  • Giaccardi, E. and Karana, E. (2015) Foundations of Materials Experience: An Approach for HCI. CHI 2015: 2447-2456.
  • Kuijer, L. and Giaccardi, E. (2015) Considering Artifacts as Co-performers of Practice, in Strengers, Y. and Maller, C. (eds) Animals, Automated Devices and Ecosystems: A Symposium on the Agencies of Dynamic Non-Humans in Theories of Practice, October 9-10, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Robbins, Holly; Elisa Giaccardi; Elvin Karana; and Patrizia D’Olivo. (2015). “Understanding and Designing with (and for) Material Traces.” Studies in Material Thinking 13(01).
  • Robbins, Holly; Elisa Giaccardi; and Elvin Karana. “De-Commodifying the Device: A Materialist Design Approach for Communication With and Through Connected Objects.” Workshop: The Future of Making: Where Industrial and Personal Fabrication Meet. Critical Alternatives 2015. Aarhus, Denmark. August 2015.
  • Robbins, Holly. “Disrupting the Device Paradigm: Designing for Mutual Praxis in Connected Objects.” Participatory Innovation Conference 2015. The Hague, The Netherlands. May 2015.
  • Schellekens, K., Day, D., Giaccardi, E., Hung, H., Gedik, E., Quiros, L. C., & Martella, C. (2015) Impact of connected objects on social encounters, in Valkenburg, R. et al. (ed) Reframing Design. Proceedings of the 4th Participatory Innovation Conference 2015 (PIN-C2015), The Hague, The Netherlands: University of Applied Sciences, pp. 416-423.



  • Giaccardi, E., Ciolfi, L., Hornecker, E., Speed, C., Bardzell, S., Stappers, P. J., … & Rozendaal, M. (2013, April). Explorations in social interaction design. In CHI’13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 3259-3262). ACM.

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