Tovi Grossman: Trip Report – Mimus at the London Design Museum

Tovi Grossman is a Distinguished Research Scientist for Autodesk in our Toronto office. You may be familiar with his work on Autodesk Screencast and Autodesk Sketchbook Motion. During the week of Autodesk University, Tovi had the pleasure of visiting the London Design Museum to see Madeline Gannon’s “Mimus” exhibit, which explores the future of human and robot interaction. Tovi filed this report that I am sharing with It’s Alive in the Lab readers.

For those unfamiliar with her work, Madeline Gannon is a multidisciplinary designer exploring computational approaches to design and is implementing cutting-edge tools that explore the future of digital making. Madeline’s relationship with Autodesk began when she worked in the User Interface Research Group in Toronto exploring the novel concept of on-body design and fabrication. She went on to join the Pier 9 Artist is Residence Program, where she developed Quipt, a gesture-based control software that allows industrial…

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