SWIPE is a book about you and your phone. It’s a book full of photos, tips, ideas and critical notes about the impact of the smartphone and how it changes our lives.
SWIPE is inspired by the good old printed manuals that come with any newly purchased technology. Today, new users are left without a printed companion that helps navigate their phone
SWIPE is here to help
SWIPE transcends the user manual, and offers insights to the often ignored anxieties and excitements that users might have about their most beloved device. Even when there’s no WiFi
SWIPE is critical, looks from the perspective of the user, and seeks the positive effects of smartphone use. In this way, you can develop an understanding of digital self-reflection that goes beyond the selfie.
Mieke Gerritzen is a designer, producer, and administrator. Until 2017 she was the Director of Museum of the Image, MOTI in Breda. She then founded the Image Society. She initiates and organizes debates, exhibitions, and events with designers, artists, and authors about image culture, design and new media. There are more than 10 books to her name. Since 2022 Gerritzen works as creative lead for Next Nature.
Ieva Jakusa is an independent designer specializing in creative direction. Her interest lies in technology and human interaction. Throughout her multidisciplinary approach, she focuses on creative strategy and how to capture and re-frame what is already there. Ieva is an alumnus of Design Academy Eindhoven and has participated in such events as Dutch Design Week, Salon de Mobile, and several group exhibitions.
SWIPE is a book about you and your phone. It’s a book full of photos, tips, ideas and critical not..
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