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  1. Insurgent design coalitions: the history of the Design & Oppression network

    Insurgent design coalitions: the history of the Design & Oppression network

    Van Amstel, F., Sâmia, B., Serpa, B.O., Marco, M., Carvalho, R.A.,and Gonzatto, R.F.(2021) Insurgent Design Coalitions: The history of the Design & Oppression network, in Leitão, R.M., Men, I., Noel, L-A., Lima, J., Meninato, T. (eds.), Pivot 2021: Dismantling/Reassembling, 22-23 July, Toronto, Canada. https://doi.org/10.21606/pluriversal.2021.0018 - Jul 28, 2021
  2. Redesigning money as a tool for self-management in cultural production

    Redesigning money as a tool for self-management in cultural production

    Gonzatto, R.F., van Amstel, F.,and Jatobá, P.H.(2021) Redesigning money as a tool for self-management in cultural production, in Leitão, R.M., Men, I., Noel, L-A., Lima, J., Meninato, T. (eds.), Pivot 2021: Dismantling/Reassembling, 22-23 July, Toronto, Canada. https://doi.org/10.21606/pluriversal.2021.0003 - Jul 27, 2021
  3. The political body as a fulcrum for radical imagination in metadesign

    The political body as a fulcrum for radical imagination in metadesign

    Angelon, Rafaela; Van Amstel, Frederick M.C. (2020). The political body as a fulcrum for radical imagination in metadesign. In: Proceedings of the III Design Culture Symposium, Unisinos, Porto Alegre, Brasil. - Nov 9, 2020
  4. Commoning design and designing commons

    Commoning design and designing commons

    Botero, A., Marttila, S., Poderi, G., Saad-Sulonen, J., Seravalli, A., Teli, M., & van Amstel, F.M.C. (2020, June). Commoning Design and Designing Commons. In Proceedings of the 16th Participatory Design Conference 2020-Participation (s) Otherwise-Volume 2 (pp. 178-180). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3384772.3385162 - Jun 24, 2020
  5. Matters of Care in Designing a Feminist Coalition

    Matters of Care in Designing a Feminist Coalition

    Eleutério, Rafaella P. and Van Amstel, Frederick M.C. Matters of Care in Designing a Feminist Coalition. (2020). In: Proceedings of the 16th Participatory Design Conference. Manizales, Colombia. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3384772.3385157 - Jun 13, 2020
  6. Reflective Practice in software development studios: findings from an ethnographic study

    Reflective Practice in software development studios: findings from an ethnographic study

    Dors, Tania M.; van Amstel, Frederick M.C.; Binder, Fabio; Reinehr, Sheila dos Santos; Malucelli, Andreia. (2020). Reflective Practice in Software Development Studio: findings from an ethnographic study. In: Proceeding of the 32nd Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T), Munich. 10.1109/CSEET49119.2020.9206217 - May 19, 2020
  7. Trajectory and traits of devigners: a qualitative study about transdisciplinarity in a software studio

    Trajectory and traits of devigners: a qualitative study about transdisciplinarity in a software studio

    Harmuch Neto, Elias; van Amstel, Frederick M.C.; Binder, Fabio; Reinehr, Sheila dos Santos; Malucelli, Andreia. (2020). Trajectory and traits of devigners: a qualitative study about transdisciplinarity in a software studio. In: Proceeding of the Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training (CSEE&T), Munich. 10.1109/CSEET49119.2020.9206180 - May 19, 2020
  8. Anthropophagy traces in a cultural commons platform

    Anthropophagy traces in a cultural commons platform

    Van Amstel, Frederick. (2020) Anthropophagy traces in a cultural commons platform. Commoning Design and Designing Commons Workshop (position paper), Participatory Design Conference, Manizales. - May 18, 2020
  9. Improvised Video as a Medium for Learning and Designing Interactions

    Improvised Video as a Medium for Learning and Designing Interactions

    Frederick M. C. van Amstel, Rodrigo Freese Gonzatto, and Gláucio H. M. Moro. 2018. Improvised Video as a Medium for Learning and Designing Interactions. In Proceedings of the 17th Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems(IHC 2018), Raquel O. Prates, Heloisa Candello, André P. Freire, Isabela Gasparini, Marcelle Mota, and Bianchi Serique (Eds.). ACM, […] - Oct 31, 2018
  10. Every breath you take: Captured movements in the hyperconnected city

    Every breath you take: Captured movements in the hyperconnected city

    Firmino, R; Van Amstel, F.M.C; Gonzatto, R. F. (2018). Every breath you take: Captured movements in the hyperconnected city. In: Christoph Lindner and Miriam Meissner, The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries. Routledge, London. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315163956-14 - Oct 21, 2018
  11. Designing oppressive and libertarian interactions with the conscious body

    Designing oppressive and libertarian interactions with the conscious body

    Gonzatto, R. F., & van Amstel, F. M. (2017, October). Designing oppressive and libertarian interactions with the conscious body. In Proceedings of the XVI Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-10). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 22, 10 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3160504.3160542 - Oct 31, 2017
  12. Co-designing and commoning

    Co-designing and commoning

    Botero, A., Martilla, S., Van Amstel, F. M. C., Seravalli, A.,and Saad-Sulonen, J.(2015) Co-designing and commoning, in Tham, M., Edeholt, H., Ávila, M. (eds.), Nordes 2015: Design ecologies, 7 – 10 June, Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden. https://doi.org/10.21606/nordes.2015.047 - Apr 2, 2016
  13. PhD thesis - Expansive design: designing with contradictions

    PhD thesis – Expansive design: designing with contradictions

    Quick intro: What is expansive design? Quick graphics: Sketching an expansive design definitionQuick contextualization: What is a contradiction and why it is relevant to design research? Abstract: This thesis looks at the practice of design as it emerges in architectural design and service design. The lens adopted considers design both as an activity as well […] - Dec 14, 2015
  14. Coralizando book (2014)

    Coralizando book (2014)

    Coralizando is a collaboration guide for the creative economy. This book was written as a companion to Corais, an online platform for collaborative project management. The users of the platform suggested writing the book after the success of the Design Livre book, with the intention of feeding new platform users with the concepts for organizing […] - Sep 13, 2014
  15. Design livre at Corais Platform: an experience in cultivating a design commons with free software

    Design livre at Corais Platform: an experience in cultivating a design commons with free software

    Van Amstel, Frederick;  Gonzatto, Rodrigo Freese; Jatobá, Pedro Henrique. (2020) Design livre at Corais Platform: an experience in cultivating a design commons with free software. Workshop Designing commons – Commons for design (position paper), DRS 2014 conference, Umeä, Sweden. - Apr 21, 2014
  16. Contradictions in the design space

    Contradictions in the design space

    van Amstel, F., Zerjav, V., Hartmann, T., van der Voort, M., and Dewulf, G. (2014) Contradictions in the design space, in Lim, Y., Niedderer, K., Redström, J., Stolterman, E. and Valtonen, A. (eds.), Design’s Big Debates – DRS International Conference 2014, 16-19 June, Umeå, Sweden. https://dl.designresearchsociety.org/drs-conference-papers/drs2014/researchpapers/99 - Feb 17, 2014
  17. Grounding the flying triangle: activity theory and the production of space

    Grounding the flying triangle: activity theory and the production of space

    Amstel, F.M.C. van; Hartmann, T; Voort, M. van der; Dewulf, G.P.M.R. (2014) Grounding the flying triangle: activity theory and the production of space. In: Proceedings of the European Group for Organizational Studies Colloquium, Rotterdam. - Feb 14, 2014
  18. Visualization Tools for Self-Representation in Healthcare Design

    Visualization Tools for Self-Representation in Healthcare Design

    Van Amstel, F.M.C; Hartman, T; Van der Voort, M; Dewulf, G.P.M.R. Visualization Tools for Self-Representation in Healthcare Design. In: Morello, E., Piga, B.E.A. (eds.). (2013). Envisioning Architecture: Design, Evaluation, Communication – Proceedings of the 11th conference of the European Architectural Envisioning Association, Milano, 25-28 September 2013. Roma: Edizioni Nuova Cultura. P 507-514 - Aug 8, 2013
  19. Design Livre: Cannibalistic Interaction Design

    Design Livre: Cannibalistic Interaction Design

    Van Amstel, Frederick M.C.; Vassão, Caio A.; Ferraz, Gonçalo B. 2012. Design Livre: Cannibalistic Interaction Design. In: Innovation in Design Education: Proceedings of the Third International Forum of Design as a Process, Turin, Italy. - Apr 9, 2012
  20. Design Livre book (2012)

    Design Livre book (2012)

    A book written by 12 people in one week using open source collaborative tools. The book’s aim is to introduce the Free Software philosophy in the Design community. I participated in helping to organize the process and designed some parts of it, like the book layout and its cover. The book is distributed as a […] - Feb 11, 2012
  21. A Problem-Solving Game for Collective Creativity

    A Problem-Solving Game for Collective Creativity

    I presented a drafty paper at INSCOPE, a conference about Social Innovation. My goal was to get some feedback about the theoretical framework I’m working on to link creativity to organizational change. Instead of taking creativity as an eureka moment or as talent of an individual, I take it as a social process. According to […] - Oct 27, 2011
  22. Collaborative Planning for Healthcare Environments

    Collaborative Planning for Healthcare Environments

    Abstract: The research goal is to develop tools for bridging participant’s abstraction gap within healthcare facilities projects. Tools that help participants create and manipulate representations of abstract concepts like space use and time management based on participant’s concrete experience. It’s important that these tools can be used both in group meetings and individual contexts for […] - Jul 1, 2011
  23. Almanaque 2010 - Faber-Ludens Interaction Design Yearbook

    Almanaque 2010 – Faber-Ludens Interaction Design Yearbook

    The yearbook showcase Interaction Design student work from Faber-Ludens Institute, Brazil. Projects range from desktop applications to public services, all designed with the human being in mind. Get a look at inspiring new ideas for interacting with people through old and new technology! Language: Portuguese / English Editor: Frederick van Amstel The print version of […] - Feb 15, 2011
  24. From Interfaces to Interactions: Participatory Design of the BrOffice.org Portal

    Abstract The complexity of communication processes mediated by technology has attracted the attention of several areas. In a pragmatic perspective, Interaction Design strives for designing these medias for a particular community, however this process occurs within a political scenario of cultural conflicts. The option of participatory design advocates the individual´s autonomy to develop social uses […] - Jul 7, 2010
  25. Power over Mediated Agency and its Ethical Implications for Interaction Design

    AbstractThere is little discussion about power within Interaction Design field. To call attention to this issue, we present a model for discussing conflicts that arises at the human-artifact interface. We argue that artifacts support human behavior by providing adaptations, but these adaptations can expand or restrict human actions. Human action cannot be fully controlled by […] - Jul 7, 2010