She is an Interaction and Experience design researcher focused on the use of personal information within interactive connected product, services and systems. She is interested in social aspects of human interaction with digital devices and she’s graduated in Communication Design. Her Phd research focused on social and ethical consequences related to the use of personal data and personal information in connected services. She aims to give awareness to designers who face with the collection, managing and communication of personal data in dematerialized interactions with IoT, omnipresence of sensors and integrated technologies in everyday environments.

Research Keywords

Personal data, personal interaction design, experience design, interaction design, design process, user centered design, design tools


Varisco, L., Pillan, M. and Bertolo, M., 2017. Personal Digital Trails: toward a Convenient Design of Products and Services Employing Digital Data. In 4D Designing Development Developing Design (pp. 188-197).

Pillan, M., Varisco, L. and Bertolo, M., 2017. Facing Digital Dystopias: A Discussion about Responsibility in the Design of Smart Products. In Proceedings of the Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement-Sense and Sensitivity, DeSForM 2017. InTech.

Varisco, L., Colombo, S., & Casalegno, F., 2019. Designing with Data. Anticipating the Impact of Personal Data Usage on Individuals and Society. In W. Karwowski & T. Ahram (Eds.), Intelligent Human Systems Integration 2019 (Vol. 903, pp. 870–876). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Varisco, L., Pavlovic, M., & Pillan, M. Anticipating Ethical Elements When Designing AI Agents That Employ Personal Data. [in publishing]