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DeSForM 2022 (DeSForM 2022 (Design and Semantics of Form and Movement) )

Hong Kong
Organization: AiDLab
Event: DeSForM 2022 (Design and Semantics of Form and Movement)
Categories: Digital Humanities
Event Date: 2022-07-06 to 2022-07-08 Abstract Due: 2021-12-01

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DeSForM 2022

Boundless: Aesthetics, Human Experience and Intelligence for the New Normal
12th International Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement

July 6-8, 2022
Hong Kong



The role of design as a vital bridge between human interaction and technological innovation is increasingly evident as the world adapts to the new normal.  Formerly distinct boundaries between disciplines have been blurred as creatives and engineers embark on collective cutting edge endeavors.  DeSForM 2022- Boundless: Aesthetics, Human Experience and Intelligence for the New Normal - the 12th edition of the conference will present leading research that investigates the integration of aesthetics, functionality and advance technologies to enhance experiences, well-being, and business.

The conference will explore how the pursuit of enhanced human experiences connect emergent disruptive technologies with artifacts, intangible services, intelligent systems and traditional skills; effectively creating a boundless space that brings together our spiritual, emotional, and physical selves with the external world.

We will like to invite papers on the following topics:

•             Form, interactivity and the human experience

•             Fashion: Process, Visualizations, Artifacts and Beyond

•             Innovation in product and service design

•             Wearables and alternative skins



Long and Short (Demo) Paper deadlines

4 Oct 2021 : Paper submission opening
1 Dec 2021 : Paper submission deadline
15 Feb 2022 : Notification of acceptance
15 Feb 2022 : Conference registration opening
1 Mar 2022 : Camera ready submission deadline

Workshop deadlines

1 Feb 2022 : Workshop submission deadline
15 Mar 2022 : Notification of acceptance
1 Apr 2022 : Camera ready submission deadline



We invite authors to submit high-quality, original and previously unpublished contributions that explore one or more conference topics. Submitted papers (For full, short and workshop) will be assessed through a double-blind review process. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Contributions may be submitted in the following categories:

Full papers (Oral presentation): Full papers should be up to twelve pages (including references) and should present theoretical research, novel frameworks or research-through-design projects addressing the conference topics. Accepted papers will be given a 20-minute presentation slot at the conference.

Short papers (Demonstration + Poster): Short papers should be up to six pages (including references) and should describe actual design or art projects, which will be presented through live demos and posters during the conference. Authors of short papers are also encouraged to provide in their papers a link to download media demonstrating their results, whether images, videos, or other media types.

Workshops: Workshops should be introduced in a short paper format but with a clear indication in the title stating that it is intended for a workshop. What is proposed will lead to tangible outcomes such as prototypes, videos, models, etc. In addition to the 4 main themes of this conference we encourage workshops to explore new approaches, creative techniques and advanced technology for future design applications.



If you have further questions about DeSForM 2022, please contact desform2022@aidlab.hk



Anna Choi