On 4-5 December the Technical University Eindhoven hosted a workshop organised by the European Convivio Network to discuss the big issues for interaction design during the coming 5 years, as well as the consequences of these issues for the various domains. The results of the workshop are meant to inform the future policy of the EU on design and innovation. An international selection of participants from both industry and academia took part, including STBY. Before the workshop started we had to sent in the big issues we thought will be important for interaction design in the coming years. The template the organisers provided for this was very interesting. It prompted us to provide short and illustrated statements.