Loove Broms

Loove
Title
Senior Lecturer
Phone
073-273 29 50
Organisation
Department of Design, Interior Architecture and Visual Communication / Industrial Design
Description
Since the start of 2015, Loove Broms holds a part time position as senior lecturer in design with focus on interactive design at the department of Industrial Design, Konstfack.

Loove is one of the makers behind the popular, socially engaging, interactive light installation Colour by Numbers and he is also one of the designers behind a series of objects aimed at increasing energy awareness, made at Interactive Institute. Among these concepts are for example, the Energy AWARE Clock, now available as a commercial product, and the AWARE Laundry Lamp. Both have been shown at exhibitions around the world.

Graduated from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Loove did his Master’s thesis in the field of human-computer interaction. He has then worked both as a freelancing interaction designer and at the Interactive Institute, an experimental IT and design research institute. He has a PhD in Interaction Design. Apart from teaching at Konstfack, Loove is working as a design researcher in interaction design at KTH where he's part of the department of Media Technology and Interaction Design. He is also part of Green Leap, a network for design and sustainable development located at KTH.

In his research Loove uses experimental design approach to investigate ways to create engagement, meaning, and alternative values to afford meaningful experiences in contrast to a prevailing consumer culture. He currently leads a research project at Green Leap exploring how form giving of local areas can encourage sustainable behaviours.
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Updated: 4 April 2013
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