Master of Arts
in Interaction Design

Master in Interaction Design SUPSI Interaction! Design, Art and Innovation


Design and creativity are today the protagonists of a number of industries which aim to find solutions to meet people’s needs and combine at the same time aesthetics, technology and innovation.

The Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design SUPSI and Lugano Living Lab are glad to host a three-day conference focussing on design, arts and innovation. Eleven speakers including curators, artists, designers, creative entrepreneurs and cultural institutions will present how they actively promote practices, projects and initiatives at the intersection between design and technology in the cultural industries, in the arts and in the entrepreneurship, both in Switzerland and internationally.


Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Design

Co-Co-Co - Nadja Müller, Co-Founder
How to create an environment which enables participatory collaboration?

Fjord - Kim Berry, Interaction Designer
What is Service Design?

iart - Martin Kovakovsky, Designer
Made in Real-Time

Sketchin - Luca Mascaro, Founder & Head of Design
Design for the Future Experience

Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Arts

HeK - Boris Magrini, Curator
Digital and Media Art – Curatorial Strategies at HeK Basel

Maria Smigielska, Architect, Designer and Researcher
Automation and Creativity

Jürg Lehni, Artist
Technology as Vocabulary / Discursive Machines

Day 3 - Thursday, 23 January 2020, at 16:30
Focus on Innovation

Creative Hub - Regula Staub, Managing Director
Creative Hub: We promote the Swiss creative industry

Pro Helvetia - Tania Longhitano, Responsible for Partnerships and Project Development
Funding program for innovative design and interactive media projects

Swiss Design Association - Elise Nardin, Board Member
What can design do for us?

Dart Labs - Sophie Lamparter, Founder CEO USA
DART: an incubator for teams that make technology more human

Download the full programme.

When: 21-22-23 January 2020, at 16:30
Where: Studio Foce, via Foce 1, 6900 Lugano
Admission: free