The Authors

Peter Gall Krogh is trained as architect and product designer. He is Professor in Design and heads the Socio-Technical Design group at Aarhus University. Prior to this he was professor in design at Aarhus School of Architecture, visiting professor in Politecnico di Milano, Hong Kong PolyU and recently at Jiangnan University.

He contributes to service and interaction design both in doing and theorizing based on co-design techniques with a particular interest in aesthetics, collective action and proxemics. In recent years this has played out in relation to designing for patient experiences in healthcare. His recent book: Drifiting by Intention: Four Epistemic Traditions from within Constructive Design Research describes what design look like and how it can be approached when developing knowledge is equally important as providing opportunities by design. He has published mores than 70 papers, chaired several conferences and held numerous editorial positions in design research and SIGCHI publication fora. He has supervised more than 15 PhDs and examined more than twice as many.

Ilpo Koskinen has worked as a professor of design since 1999 in Helsinki, Melbourne and Hong Kong. He is currently based in Sydney. 

His main research interests have been in mobile multimedia, the relationship of design and cities, and interpretive design methodology. Some of his main publications include books Mobile Image, Empathic Design, Mobile Multimedia in Action, Design Research through Practice. From Lab, Field, Showroom, and Drifting by Intention: Four Epistemic Traditions from within Constructive Design Research. His most recent interest have been around social design and unobtrusive design methods. 

He has published about 150 papers, some of them good, held numerous editorial positions, and chaired several conferences, most recently in DIS 2018.