Donald  Degraen

Living Media Interfaces

Plants are ubiquitous members of our environment and evoke human empathy towards them. In this work, we investigate how these silent, prevalent lifeforms can improve our digital experiences as ambient interfaces.

Associated Publications

AmbiPlant - Ambient Feedback for Digital Media through Actuated Plants
Donald Degraen, Marc Schubhan, Kamila Mushkina, Akhmajon Makhsadov, Felix Kosmalla, André Zenner, Antonio Krüger
In: Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '20)
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Overgrown: Supporting Plant Growth with an Endoskeleton for Ambient Notifications
Donald Degraen, Felix Kosmalla, Antonio Krüger
In: Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '19)
extended abstract