Spotlight on… (Design)

Programming as design process

Florian Bruggisser designs a prototype to give nature a new form of communication. Photograph: Alan Maag © ZHdK Computer scientist, light artist, founder of...

Things for dying

“We repress death and are afraid of dying. Design can help us to see dying as a part of life.” Bitten Stetter teaches and researches in this area. Photographs:...

Focus Longing

BY ANDREA ZELLER ___ A strain in the chest, the insatiable desire for a state that eludes precise description: who doesn’t know the feeling of longing? Phot...

Focus Step out!

BY ANDREA ZELLER ___ If you want to make headway, you need to be daring — to look beyond your own horizons, to take a step beyond your own boundaries and to...

Putting everything on one leg

Their sights on the next project phase: Simon Oschwald (right) and Fabian Engel with the prototype of their leg prosthesis. Photograph: Regula Bearth © ZHdK ...