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Florian Krautli

PhD Work

Exploring and Understanding Cultural Data Through Interactive Timelines


  • Florian Krautli
  • PhD


    School of Design


    Innovation Design Engineering, 2012–2016

  • Florian holds a BDes. from the Design Academy Eindhoven and an MSc. in Cognitive Computing from Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, focusing on philosophy of perception and artificial intelligence. He is experienced as a designer, software developer and lecturer, and his work has been internationally exhibited and featured in both design- and technology-focused media. His current area of work is between digital humanities and design; he works on projects with archives and museums and writes on the topics of cultural data, data visualisation and visualisation of time.

  • Degrees

  • MSc., Cognitive Computing, Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, 2012; BDes., Man & Living, Design Academy Eindhoven, 2009
  • Conferences

  • Boyd Davis, S. and Kräutli, F. (2014) ‘Scholarly chronographics: can a timeline be useful in historiography?’, European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, 23–26 April 2014; Kräutli F. (2013) ‘Challenges for Time as Digital Data’, Herrenhausen Conference: (Digital) Humanities Revisited, Hanover, 5–7 December 2013; Boyd Davis, S. and Kräutli, F. (2013) ‘Time in Perspective: a visual approach to models of time’, Changing Perspectives of Time in HCI, CHI 2013, Palais de Congrès de Paris, Paris, 27 April–2 May 2013.
  • Publications

  • Kräutli, F. and Boyd Davis, S. (2013) ‘Known Unknowns: representing uncertainty in historical time’, in: Proceedings of Electronic Visualisation and the Arts, London: British Computer Society, pp. 61–8.