Recent Posts

Involution Studios: Office Hours
Jul 21, 2012

I believe strongly in constant experimentation, both in life and how we run the studio. For a long time I’ve had a nascent idea to …

Culture + Design for IxD12 (Dublin, IRE)
Jul 1, 2012

In February, I had the honor of presenting a talk about Culture and Design at Interaction 12 in Dublin, Ireland. …

Hello World – REDUX
Jun 25, 2012

Hello World. I’m relaunching my personal blog as a place to write about ideas I have about people, culture, design, and technology. This is a public …

Projects

Side View Mirror Project
Mar 13, 2012

The Side View Mirror Project is an ongoing art project I’ve been engaged in since 2008. This project was born out of boredom and curiosity. When I …

Back of the Napkin Observations
Mar 13, 2012

I was in Brazil for 3 weeks as part of a research project looking into the future of precision farming. A few months after I returned, …

Back Alley Culture
Mar 13, 2012

We live in an area that uses back alleys and not front driveways. I’ve always been fascinated by alleys and how the structure and function of the …

About Me

About Me

About Me

Hi. My name is Erik Dahl, and I’m an experience designer (UX), interaction designer (IxD), information architect (IA), design strategist, anthropologist, philosopher, semiotician, and bricoleur.

I am Director of Design Strategy at Involution Studios, founded and organize MidwestUX Conference, lead the local Columbus IxDA, & enjoy taking pictures of people in their side view mirrors.

Information + Bricolage

Information + Bricolage

Information, in its most restricted technical sense, is a sequence of symbols that can be interpreted as a message.

Bricolage is a term used in several disciplines, among them the visual arts, to refer to the construction or creation of a work from a diverse range of things that happen to be available, or a work created by such a process.

Involution Studios

Involution Studios

Involution Studios Columbus is a boutique UX and Design studio focused on bringing innovation and humanity to the world of digital products, services, and beyond. People are at the center of everything we do.