Photos by Daniel Cermak-Sassenrath

News about DeSForM closing on the website of Jiangnan University

See (in Chinese), or visit the page through Google Translate

DeSForM is running smoothly

Seminar “Design for research” in the Zuiletang tea house on the Yuantouzhu Peninsula of the Tai Lake.

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Opening in the Wenhao Hall, Jiangnan University

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Main program in Wuxi Museum of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting

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Interactive demos among the Chinese calligraphy and painting exhibitions.

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News about DeSForM Opening on the website of Jiangnan University

See if you read Chinese.

Or view the page with Google translate:



Seminar “Design for Research” to be held in a tea house next to the Tai Lake

We are happy to host our “Design for Research” seminar in a beautiful tea house next to the Tai Lake, on the Yuantouzhu Peninsula. Tea will be served all the time during the lectures.



DeSForm 2013 Proceedings are online

We are happy to announce that the proceedings of DeSForM 2013 are published. It is now available online:

Program is online

The draft program is online:

If you are going to present a full paper, please prepare a 20 minute presentation in either PowerPoint or PDF. You will also have 10 minutes for discussions. The conference will provide a Windows based laptop and audio equipment for presentation.

You can also find a list of interactive demos here:

For interactive demos, by default, you will have a space of 1mx2m, provided with electricity. The Chinese power outlets are usually versatile enough to handle the plugs worldwide, but do prepare enough adapters for your demo. The standard voltage is 220V in China. If you have special requirements for your demo (for example, a table, or extra space), please inform as soon as possible.

For each demo, please also prepare an A2 poster, in PDF. We will print and make the posters for you. Please send your PDF to before September 10.

DeSForM is on its way

This year’s DeSForM conference is contributed from different perspectives by authors from the Netherlands, Italy, Czech, Denmark, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand and China, covering wide range of topics in 15 long papers and by 11 interactive demos, which are selected from 44 submissions. This years the conference program (draft overview) is available online:

We are also honored to have five renowned keynote speakers joining us:

We will have 6 distinguished speakers for the seminar  “Design for Research”:

Registration and hotel reservations are open:

We look forward to meeting you in Wuxi.


Paper submission deadline extended to July 9

The submission deadline for both full papers and interactive demos are both extended to July 9.

Please see the updated “Call for Papers and Demos

CFP is ready

Sept 22-25, 2013 , Wuxi, China

Full paper submission deadline: June 15, 2013
Demo proposal submission deadline: July 1, 2013

Please check out the latest version of this CFP on the conference website: