News from 2008

The archive of news items on For Inspiration Only’s previous endeavors, opinions by Ianus Keller and other short messages.

Vintage collection

Felting the web and beyond October 15, 2008

On Monday, November 3, 2008, the first Dutch version of This happened will take place in Utrecht. I am proud to be co-organizing this event with Kars Alfrink and Alexander Zeh. Yesterday Kars announced the first speaker and today I have the privilege to announce the second speaker.

Reboot10: Hardware as service September 15, 2008

On Thursday and Friday, June 25 and 26, 2008, Ianus Keller returned to Copenhagen to attend and talk at the reboot10 conference with this year’s theme free.

Interesting Amsterdam June 18, 2008

On Saturday, June 14, 2008, Ianus Keller gave a short presentation at Interesting Amsterdam on Cabinet, Tools for Inspiration and my latest software tool for inspiration.

Good Experience Live 2008 May 16, 2008

On April 24 and April 25, 2008, Ianus and Anneke Keller visited New York City for the Good Experience Live conference. We thoroughly enjoyed the good experiences brought to us on the first day and the high-paced set of presentations and performances on the second day.

Designing for Tangible Games revisited April 21, 2008

On Thursday, April 18, 2008, Ianus Keller gave another interactive lecture about designing for tangible games at the TU Delft faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

On meeting Eckart Wintzen March 24, 2008

On February 18, 2008, we were invited for a personal session with Eckart Wintzen, the founder of BSO, to talk about the Panamorphosis Table. Sadly, today we heard that Eckart Wintzen died last friday, less then five weeks after our lively encounter.

Indistinguishable from magic March 20, 2008

Yesterday, on March 19, 2008, the science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke died. He will always be remembered for his work on 2001: A Space Odyssey, but also as the inventor avant-la-lettre of the communications satellite. I specifically admired his notion of venturing past the limits of the possible into the impossible.

Provoking Human Technology March 7, 2008

On Tuesday, March 4, 2008, Ianus Keller gave a two hour lecture about Trends in Interfaces at the Human Technology Master study of the Haagse Hogeschool. This gave me a chance to put different aspects of my work on Cabinet in perspective with several other trends in interface and interaction design.

For MC Only February 19, 2008

In the week of February 12, 2008, I have been asked to serve as host, presenter and overall Master of Ceremonies, twice for completely different clients. Experience in teaching, lecturing and brainstorming has prepared me somewhat for this new direction, so now For Inspiration Only can deliver an experienced MC for all your creative endeavors.

WdKAbinet January 23, 2008

Thursday, January 24, 2008, Ianus Keller will revisit the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam for a lecture on Cabinet.

Wii’re at Zefir7 January 16, 2008

Thursday, January 17, 2008, Aldo Hoeben and Bastiaan Terhorst will be showing off some of their experiments using the technology we have all gotten to know and love from the Nintendo Wii at the informal opening event of the year by Zefir7 in Theater Zeebelt in Den Haag.

Unpacking my Dream of the Rarebit Fiend January 9, 2008

In December 2007, my much awaited copy of the book Dream of the Rarebit Fiend arrived and as many I decided to capture the unpacking experience. I also asked my associate Huib van Opstal to write an analysis of the work, which he gladly did.

ONE by Beingserved January 8, 2008

For Inspiration Only is working with beingserved on their elegant, simple, crossmedia retail solution ONE.