This paper discusses the User Interfaces of digital technology as locations where two different fractions of human thinking and being meet each other. A survey on either side of the boundary between logical and bodily domain reveals interdependencies, contradictions, ideological positions and approaches towards a creative process of user interaction. Based on considerations about creation, relevance and appreciation of visual expression regarding to digital graphics, User Interface and Interaction Design a perspective will proposed; focusing the unpredictability of human creativity as the Key-Element in Interaction.


augmentation democratization of digital technology digital graphics Logical-bodily-Boundary sensomotoric interaction sublime dispatching Multimodal-Interface visual demands 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hendrik Wahl
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  1. 1.American University in DubaiUAE

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