Publications

2021

Lanterns: Configuring a Digital Resource to Inspire Preschool Children's Free Play Outdoors. Thomas Dylan, Abigail Durrant, Sena Çerçi, Shaun Lawson, and John Vines. Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 635, 1–15. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445745

A Systematic Review of Physical-digital Play Technology and Developmentally Relevant Child Behaviour. Pablo Torres, Philip Ulrich, Veronica Cucuiat, Mutlu Cukurova, Rose Luckin, Amanda Carr, Thomas Dylan, Abigail Durrant, John Vines, Shaun Lawson. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. https://doi.org/10.1145/3411764.3445745

2020

Designing a Radio-Tuner-Thing; Transparency as Metaphor for our Experience of Objects and Things. Anthony Forsyth and Thomas Dylan. Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS' 20 Companion), 445–448. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3393914.3395844

Designing IoT Resources to Support Outdoor Play for Children. Thomas Dylan, Gavin Wood, Abigail C. Durrant, John Vines, Pablo E. Torres, Philip I. N. Ulrich, Mutlu Cukurova, Amanda Carr, Sena Çerçi, and Shaun Lawson. CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '20), 1–12. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376302

2019

Play Poles: Towards IoT Resources for Outdoor Play. Thomas Dylan, Abigail Durrant, Gavin Wood, Sena Çerçi, Denise Downey, Jonny Scott, John Vines, and Shaun Lawson. Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS '19), 1293–1305. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3322276.3323693

Designing for Digital Playing Out. Gavin Wood, Thomas Dylan, Abigail Durrant, Pablo E. Torres, Philip Ulrich, Amanda Carr, Mutlu Cukurova, Denise Downey, Phil McGrath, Madeline Balaam, Alice Ferguson, John Vines, and Shaun Lawson. CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19), 1–15. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300909

Designing for Outdoor Play. Gavin Wood, Jon Back, Jaz Hee-jeong Choi, Thomas Dylan, and Marti Louw. CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'19), 1–8. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3299026


The Materiality of Digital Jewellery from a Jeweller’s Perspective. Nantia Koulidou, Jayne Wallace, Thomas Dylan. Research through Design (RtD '19). Delft, Netherlands. Northumbria Research Portal.

2017

Reframing older people with dementia in design: Revealing the realities of care environment through the design of physical digital artefacts for meaningful moments. Thomas Dylan. PhD Thesis, Northumbria University. Download (PDF, 713mb).

What’s the matter with[in] Design Fiction? Enrique Encinas,Thomas Dylan, Robb Mitchell. Research through Design Conference (RtD’17). Edinburgh, UK. Research Gate.

2016

Paper Street View: A Guided Tour of Design and Making Using Comics. Thomas Dykes, Jayne Wallace, Mark Blythe, and James Thomas. Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '16), 334–346. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901904

RtD Comics: A Medium for Representing Research Through Design. Thomas Dykes, Mark Blythe, Jayne Wallace, James Thomas, and Tim Regan. Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '16), 971–982. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901821

2013

Interactive Teaware: Sharing Experiences in Old Age. Thomas Dykes, Jayne Wallace, Tim Regan. Research Through Design: Praxis and Poetics p. 75 - 78

2009

Towards a New Disciplinary Framework for Contemporary Design Practice. Thomas Dykes, Paul Rodgers, Michael Smyth. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education EPDE09, 199-204.

Towards a New Disciplinary Framework for Contemporary Creative Design Practice. Thomas Dykes, Paul Rodgers, Michael Smyth. International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts.5(2), 99 – 116. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1080/15710880902910417