In April 2019 the Interaction Design Foundation tweeted an article from their archives about rapid prototyping. Attached to the tweet was a short video of someone demonstrating a paper prototype. The response, mainly to the video clip, divided the design world in two. It was either “waste of time!” or “fantastic!”.
Designing sound – or perhaps designing with sound. Sound is part of the user experience and can be added and removed, and in both situations sound needs to be considered and designed. James and Danwei extract some wisdom from audio experience designer Aaron Day, co-author of Designing With Sound along with Amber Case.
“If it sounds like I am saying that design is not a profession, then yes – that is exactly what I am saying. We are not. Without a code of ethics and a body to enforce it, we’re barely even a trade. Maybe less – most trades have accreditation or at least licensing.”
Zoe Rose joins us to talk about accreditation within the design industry.
We locked Mike Monteiro in a room at From Business To Buttons here in Stockholm and had a chat. “So, do you want to talk about design or politics?” That was the question that Mike posed to the audience at the start of his presentation earlier in the day.
So we asked Mike the same. Suffice to say, we get into politics, ethics, business culture, and very much into how all of that is part of the fabric of design. Read More
We locked Mike Monteiro in a room at From Business To Buttons and had a chat. So, do you want to talk about design or politics? That was the question Mike posed at the start of his presentation earlier in the day. So we asked Mike the same. Suffice to say, we get into politics, ethics, and very much into how all of that is part of the fabric of design.
Sarah Doody joined us to talk about anticipatory design. What if we didn’t need to find and search through information to help us make decisions. What if instead, information came to us at the right time and with the right context?
Professor Andrea Resmini discusses mapping cross-channel ecosystems. We asked Andrea to explain what cross-channel ecosystems are and what benefit mapping them gives to us as designers and the organisations we work with.
(Listening time: 33 minutes)
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- Sarah’s website
- Video of Sarah’s presentation at Interact London
- Slides from Sarah’s presentation at Interact London
- The UX Notebook – Sarah’s weekly UX newsletter
- Andrea’s website
- Slides from Andrea’s presentation at Interact London
- Video of Andrea’s presentation at Interact London
- Liminal thinking by Dave Gray
- Pervasive Information Architecture: Designing Cross-Channel User Experiences by Andrea Resmini & Luca Rosati
- Reframing Information Architecture by Andrea Resmini
- The future of design is words and data blog post by James featuring Sarah and Andrea
We don’t generally have a problem considering objects from the past. Speculating about what they are and how they might have been used. We could look at artefacts from the future in a similar manner. We talk to Leo Frishberg about presumptive design and how you can use that as a provocative design research tool.