Designing Meaningful Interactions

Designing Meaningful Experience: Experience and User Journey Maps

ASSIGNMENT Create both a journey map and an experience map for your final project. Post your maps to your blog and your insights on what the process of creating these maps meant to your design process.

Designing Meaningful Interactions: Ideas and Personas

ASSIGNMENT Think about three different people you care about and identify an idea for each one for an interactive experience or application. Base your ideas on your insights into the person you are designing for. Do they like to cook, procrastinate, exercise consistently or spend time with family? What are their work and play habits? What frustrates them on a consistent basis or could help save them time or energy? Think about the unique behaviors of each person and identifyRead More

Designing Meaningful Interactions: Rough Prototype

Assignment: Design a physical object that can sit on a desk that allows a user to count up or down (one object accomplished both behaviors). The target audience is someone who wants to keep a numeric tally and have a physical reminder of their progress to display for themselves and others on their desk.

Designing Meaningful Interactions: Week One

Week One assignments: 1. Read pages 1-52 of The Design of Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman 2A. Have you ever fallen in love with an everyday object? 2B. Also post to your blog an example of a frustrating user experience. 3. Order a Pizza through the facebook messenger app