Zidong (Jerry) Lin
Starting from Smartwatches: Building a Framework of Pleasurable User Experiences for Designing Internet of Things Products
School of Design
Design Research, 2019–
Zidong (Jerry) Lin is a PhD candidate in the School of Design at the Royal College of Art. He has a BA (Hons) in Product Design (University of Lincoln) and an MFA in Design Informatics (University of Edinburgh). Under the supervision of Dr Bjorn Sommer, his current research focuses on developing a novel framework for designing emotional user experiences for Internet of Things (IoT) products.
As a researcher and an interaction designer, Zidong (Jerry) Lin’s design practices explore the human-nonhuman relationship by socio-technical narratives and experimental design methods. His previous works are related, but not limited to object-oriented ontologies, speculative design, design with data, design for Human-computer Interactions (HCI), as well as novelty design.
- MFA Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh, 2019; BA Product Design, University of Lincoln, 2017