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Smelling Data / Textbook

Smelling Data
Smelling Data

There is no sensory perception that holds so many unanswered questions as the smell. Every day we smell thousands of different odors, making it the essential companion in our everyday life. But can we design smell? Or design with smell? If so, what possibilities do we have to get creative with it?

With the textbook “Smelling Data“ a practical introduction to the world of creative usage of olfaction is offered. It aims to provide designers a first approach to design with odors in combination with analog and digital technologies – and this may raises us
designers an awareness of odors.


Fachhochschule Potsdam

Fachhochschule Potsdam
Potsdam, Germany

Mark Lukas,
Fachhochschule Potsdam