Locative Lab

researching locative media

graphic language for touch


a collection of specifically designed icons that identify objects thathave digital function, information or history beyond their physicalform. this project explores the visual link between information &physical things, specifically around the emerging use of the mobilephone to interact with RFID or NFC. the inspiration is based onexisting iconography for interactions with objects, such as pushbuttons on pedestrian crossings, contactless cards, existing signage& instructional diagrams.

see also comparitative icon collection & visual id icons & document icons.

[links: elasticspace.com & elasticspace.com (pdf)]


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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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