Jonas Elslander - Innovation Designer Interaction design in the mobile environment Board of Innovation Moco - Personal Shopping Assistant DropSpot - Collapsible Bus Shelter Feeling thAire - Interactive Airport Guide BabySense - Pregnancy Immersion Automated Fuel Pump Vedett Signs Navmate GPS Dock SideSlide Bycicle GPS My Life Online Social Web Browser Aquel Drinking Fountain Polystyrene Mockups Artesis Calendar 2010-2011 Product Development T-shirt 2010 Product Development T-shirt 2009 Website Design Graphic Design

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Interaction design in the mobile environmentPh.D. research at Kyoto University

As a doctoral student in Tanaka Laboratory, specialized in information retrieval, I focus on an interaction redesign for information search in the mobile environment. The subject of my research is on the verge of both informatics and product design.

Asian Ambassadorat the Board of Innovation

As Asian Ambassador I report on local, innovative business models and help the Board of Innovation in getting their feet on the ground in Japan.

Mocoby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Moco is a platform independent mobile application that embodies the personal link between the retail chain and its individual customers. This project was part of the general shopping experience and provided an answer to a set of trends for which the distribution market hadn't found any concrete solutions.

DropSpotby Jonas Elslander et al. at Artesis UC

The DropSpot is an inflatable shelter that offers an instant and cost-effective alternative to the bus stops and rain shelters. Amongst other things, this collapsible bus-stop is inexpensive to produce and easy to install, providing instant seating and shelter for avid travelers in far off places. The weather resistant shelter is made of eco-friendly fabric and leaves no waste that is harmful for the environment.

Feeling thAireby Jonas Elslander et al. at Artesis UC

Feeling thAire is a revolutionary concept, which drastically improves the overall experience and hospitality of the future airport. This wishing well inspired product fulfills the every travel or airport related need of up to six travelers at a time. Thanks to the innovative and fun gesture based interface and the deeply personal approach, Feeling thAire makes time fly!

BabySenseby Jonas Elslander et al. at Artesis UC

BabySense aims to help soon to be parents in creating a relationship with their unborn child. It reassures them, offers a unique perspective on the growth and activity of the baby and supports the gynaecologist in following up the pregnancy.

Automated Fuel Pumpby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Technical and mechanical concept of a modular and automated refueling zone for cars, designed with speed, comfort, a higher safety standard, the decrease of necessary space and lower maintenance costs in mind.

Vedett Signsby Jonas Elslander et al. at Artesis UC

Vedett Signs is a series of unique traffic signs with an edge: they all cite the Belgian beer Vedett.

Navmateby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Navmate is a non-destructive, cheap and theft preventing solution to fix the Pioneer Navgate 500 system to the dashboard of selected vehicles. As a secondary function, the Navmate doubles as a clip-on and slide-in iPod dock.

SideSlideby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Sideslide is a portable satellite positioning system designed with cyclists in mind. It can be worn as a bracelet and used with gloves on. The interface revolves around leisure and mountain biking specific parameters.

My Life Onlineby Jonas Elslander et al. at Artesis UC

My Life Online was a revolutionary social web browser concept that puts the user at the center of the browser experience and maps the Internet around him/her. Tabs and browser history are blended together in one visual element, menus are dynamic and integrated into the websites and a central drop-off box connects content between different Internet applications.

Aquelby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Aquel is a contemporary steel drinking fountain for use in the public space. Certain design elements refer to the Aquel refreshing fountain developed by a fellow student.

Polystyrene mockupsby Jonas Elslander at Artesis UC

Several form studies were conducted in the mockup phase of the design process by manually carving the product into polystyrene foam.

Artesis Calendar 2010-2011by Jonas Elslander

Winning entry in the Artesis student calendar 2010-2011 design contest. The design contest is being held yearly and is open to all students of the Artesis University College of Antwerp.

Product Development T-shirt 2010by Jonas Elslander

Winning entry in the Product Development T-shirt 2010 design contest. The design contest is being held yearly and is open to all students of the Product Development course.

Product Development T-shirt 2009by Jonas Elslander

Winning entry in the Product Development T-shirt 2009 design contest. The design contest is being held yearly and is open to all students of the Product Development course.

Website designas a freelancer

I'm a website designer and consultant commissioned over the past years by several businesses, private persons and organizations.

Graphic designas a freelancer

I'm a posters, logo and house style designer commissioned over the past years by several businesses, private persons and organizations.