4-week course with FM Mattsson Mora Group
The objective was to explore the
opportunities for envisioning new hand washing systems and the
design and interaction experience that would address the needs of
professional caregivers and ensure optimal hand hygiene in a
The first day of the course started with visits at the three
different wards at the local University hospital; the intensive
care ward, the haematology ward and the operation ward.
The visits were followed by a short and intense 2-day workshop
where findings and impressions were shared and the first ideas were
generated. Three representatives from FM Mattsson Mora Group's
product development team participated actively during this
The next step was for the students, based on the information,
insights and initially generated ideas, to decide on a concept
direction and develop it further.
At the final presentation each student presented their concept
with a physical model, a poster and a short 'photo-sketching-movie'
displaying the intended interaction between the user and the
developed hand washing concept.
The results of the course were later presented to representatives
from the Umeå University hospital at an arrangement made especially
Johannes Arapoglou, Maria Larsson, Christer Klasa from the FM
Mattsson Mora Group.
Lars Johansson, Interaction Design tutor.
Peter Lundholm, software teacher.
Course responsible and internal tutor:
Thomas Degn, Programme Director for the APD programme.