The Design Problem
October 21, 2014 § Leave a comment
Today we looked at design problems with Darren and although it was a brief lecture which only asted an hour it was fairly interesting.
Darren Raven- Tuesday lecture 21/10/14
Concurrent activities- looking at current work to better understands the brief and the project.
A day in the life- trying to approach a problem/project from another’s perspective- to challenge the assumptions and gain a new point of view.
Personas- personas act as a constant referral, helping to focus and keep the design activities aimed at a target audience.
Co-design- enables users to become part of the design process as experts of their experience building authenticity within design outcomes.
Story telling- having a clear interesting narrative within your design presentation helps keep clients and intended audience engaged.
Visibility testing- this means observing and asking a number of users about the use of existing or future design outcomes in everyday situations
IDEO + Jane Fulton Suri- (ethnography- research people through listening to their life stories) –learning form them
Thoughtless Acts- a book by Jane
How people are and how they look at the world around them
-“Things we do without really thinking”
– Books on how people interact/engage with books and the technology around them.