Daria Loi

Author: Daria Loi


With a background in Architecture and a PhD in Design/Management from RMIT University, Daria Loi is Research Scientist in the User Experience Group at Intel, where she conducts ethnographic studies and develops usage models and design concepts for domestic environments. Before joining Intel Corporation she has worked as designer, journalist, lecturer and senior research fellow in Italy and Australia. On the advisory board for the Center for Children's Learning at Portland Children Museum, Daria was recently appointed Conference Program Co-Chair for the 2010 Participatory Design conference and she is an active reviewer for a number of conferences and journals, including: CHI; ozCHI; PDC; JCHB; IJAandT; EPIC; ITJ; DRS; R2P; and Artifact. Her practice revolves around participatory design; HCI; multimodal interfaces; and practice-based inquiry.


Publication period start: 2003
Number of co-authors: 12


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Sasanka Prabhala
Michael Coburn
Peter Burrows

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Michael Coburn
Peter Burrows
Anxo Cereijo Roibas


Loi, Daria, Dillon, Patrick (2008): Adaptive educational environments: theoretical developments and educational applications. In SCO Observatory Refereed E-Journal - Special Issue on \'Creativity, Policy and Practice Discourses: Productive Tensions in the New Millenium, 1 (3) pp. .

Loi, Daria, Roibias, Anxo Cereijo (2007): DIY iTV producers: emerging nomadic communities. In International Journal of Web Based Communities, 3 (4) pp. 416-426.

Loi, Daria, Burrows, Peter (2006): Magritte and the pea: anomalous artefacts and the contexts they create. In Working Papers in Art and Design, 4 (0) pp. .

Loi, Daria, Dillon, Patrick (2006): Adaptive Educational Environments as Creative Spaces. In Cambridge Journal of Education, 36 (3) pp. .

Burrows, Peter, Loi, Daria (2006): Learning-by-Design: combining a pedagogical framework and epublishing medium to create, pl. In The International Journal of Learning, 13 (0) pp. .

Loi, Daria (2004): A suitcase as a PhD? - Exploring the potential of travelling containers to articulate the . In Working Papers in Art and Design, 3 (0) pp. .

Loi, Daria (2004): Document/Reflect/Create - Cultural Probes in Teaching and Learning environments. In: A., Bond, Clement, Andrew, Cindio, Fiorella de, Schuler, Douglas (eds.) Participatory Design Conference , 2004, Toronto, Canada. pp. 123-126.

Loi, Daria, Voderberg, Melissa, Liney, Ben, Marwah, Sid, Manrique, Pedro, Piu, Giulia (2004): \"Live like I do\" - a PD case study using Cultural Probes. In: Bond, A, Clement, A, Cindio, F de, Schuler, D, Besselar, P van der (eds.) Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference , 2004, Toronto, Canada. pp. 191-194.

Loi, Daria (2003): Shared work environments as ecologies: new ways of working and designing. In: Techné - 5th European Academy of Design Conference April 28-30, 2003, Barcelona, Spain.

Roibas, Anxo Cereijo, Loi, Daria (2005): HCI Design for pervasive computing. In: HCI International 2005 - the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 22-27 July, 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada USA.

Loi, Daria (2005): Open the suitcase: readers as active participants. In: Include 2005 - International conference on Inclusive Design 5-8 April, 2005, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Loi, Daria (2005): They made me see - users and learners as co-designers. In: Include 2005 - International conference on Inclusive Design 5-8 April, 2005, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

Loi, Daria (2006): Project Zoo: co-designing behavioural enrichment products and activities for orang-utans. In: PDC06 - Participatory Design Conference July 31-August 5, 2006, University of Trento, Italy.

Loi, Daria (2007): Reflective Probes, Primitive Probes and Playful Triggers. In: EPIC07 – Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference 3-6 October, 2007, Keystone CO.

Loi, Daria (2008): Of participation in industry: a hybridized possibility?. In: 10th Biennial Participatory Design Conference - Experiences and Challenges October 1-4, 2008, Bloomington IN.

Loi, Daria, Melican, Jay (2008): Rethinking the smart home: an environmental perspective. In: Changing the Change - An international conference on the role and potential of design research in the transition towards sustainability July 10-12, 2008, Torino, Italy.

Loi, Daria (2009): Leading through design enabling: practical use of design at Intel. In: Design Connexity - 8th International Conference of the European Academy of Design April 1-3, 2009, Aberdeen Scotland.

Loi, Daria, Prabhala, Sasanka (2008): The Rise of Middle and Upper Middle Class in Emerging Markets: Product and Service Opportu. In: ozCHI 2008 - Australasian Computer-Human Interaction Conference Dec 8-12, 2008, Cairns Australia.

Loi, Daria, Prabhala, Sasanka (2008): The rise of middle and upper middle class in emerging markets: product and service opportu. In: Proceedings of OZCHI08 - the CHISIG Annual Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2008, . pp. 275-278. https://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1517744.1517777