John Helmes

Author: John Helmes


John Helmes isan interaction designer in the Socio-Digital Systems group at the Microsoft Research lab in Cambridge, UK.
He got a background in industrial design as he graduated from Eindhoven, University of Technology in the summer of 2008. His main interest is interaction design and exploring different ways in which the combination of both physical and digital interactions within one product or service benefits from each other. Within his work as an interaction designer he strive for a combination and balance between the user, technology and design, merging these elemental principles in my design solutions.


Publication period start: 2012
Number of co-authors: 17


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Sian E. Lindley
Xiang Cao
Abigail Sellen

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Richard Harper
Shahram Izadi
Abigail Sellen


O'Hara, Kenton, Helmes, John, Sellen, Abigail, Harper, Richard, Bhomer, Martijn ten, Hoven, Elise van den (2012): Food for Talk: Phototalk in the Context of Sharing a Meal. In Eminds – International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 27 (1) pp. 124-150.

Helmes, John, Hummels, Caroline, Sellen, Abigail (2009): The other brother: re-experiencing spontaneous moments from domestic life. In: Villar, Nicolas, Izadi, Shahram, Fraser, Mike, Benford, Steve (eds.) TEI 2009 - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Tangible and Embedded Interaction February 16-18, 2009, Cambridge, UK. pp. 233-240.

Bhomer, Martijn ten, Helmes, John, O'Hara, Kenton, Hoven, Elise van den (2010): 4Photos: a collaborative photo sharing experience. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , 2010, . pp. 52-61.

Cao, Xiang, Lindley, Sian E., Helmes, John, Sellen, Abigail (2010): Telling the whole story: anticipation, inspiration and reputation in a field deployment of. In: Proceedings of ACM CSCW10 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work , 2010, . pp. 251-260.

Helmes, John, Cao, Xiang, Lindley, Sian E., Sellen, Abigail (2009): Developing the story: designing an interactive storytelling application. In: Proceedings of the 2009 ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces , 2009, . pp. 49-52.

Villar, Nicolas, Izadi, Shahram, Rosenfeld, Dan, Benko, Hrvoje, Helmes, John, Westhues, Jonathan, Hodges, Steve, Ofek, Eyal, Butler, Alex, Cao, Xiang, Chen, Billy (2009): Mouse 2.0: multi-touch meets the mouse. In: Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology , 2009, . pp. 33-42.