Timothy Nohe gave an insightful presentation on Interactive Environments and Experience Design and shared some of his personal experiences and processes he went through for creating his interactive installation.
Timothy’ s interactive installation can be broken down into 3 steps: input, processing unit, output. The input is the users’ interaction with a touch sensitive box, which will then feed into the Read more →
Responding to Thoughtful Interaction Design: Examples of Product with Thoughtfully Designed User Experience
Responding to the reading, find 2 examples of a product/project that you think are good examples of thoughtfully designed user experience.
I think one of the most common user experience oriented product we use daily, is our phone. Let us take the iPhone for example, its operating system (iOS) and features. Pinch to zoom, swipe to unlock are classic examples of thoughtful Read more →
During recess week, ADM-DIP members met up for the presentation on the IEM side. From feedback, we refined further:
Showing the effect of plastic pollution in the ocean.
HowEffect is shown through the marine life that is affected by plastic pollution with the change of colour. Mobiles installation of marine life, represented by jellyfish; about 6-8 suspended
What will happen
Ripple effect will be projected Read more →
Firstly, I am really amazed that how Timothy can actually remember each holes that the synthesizer can produce. The combination of different holes results in many way of playing with the frequency and beat. I really like the variety that this art piece can provide to the audience which there will always be a new combination of making the music. Read more →
create a diary of when, why and what you use your mobile device for. Observe how others are using their mobile devices. What are the most common uses and where do you see these behavior?
In my everyday life, when I wake up the first thing I would do was to checked my phone whether there is any messages or Read more →
Designer for the Digital Age
How to create human-centered products and services
In the reading, the author brings out the importance of design methods such as personas to empathize with different user skills in different environments. The Goal-directed design method follows the real-world practice and includes 4 methods for a thorough design process.
People learned how to make their lives easier by inventing Read more →
In the reading, the authors brings out the importance and ability how designer can makes a difference which in turns the responsibility designer held. Going beyond usability and usefulness for interaction design, a thoughtful designer with great ability to create designs that are appropriate to the solution.
A thoughtful designer is about being reflective and able to examine the purpose, outcomes Read more →
Over the past few week we have meet up to discuss on how we should do about for the recycled materials. The problem we face was how do we make it not look like a recycled material or trash. We did some research before we start exploring with plastic cups.
This artist uses mass white plastic cups and stacking them together Read more →
What is Good Design?
First, we have to recognize that there is no simple definition of a Good Design. It is more continuously defining and redefining. However, it depends on many different factors. Such as customer needs and expectations, but also the competences and skills of the user who assess the product. Societal laws, regulations, agreements, contracts and environmental ideals are Read more →
One day with my cell phone in Delhi
The day started in the Hostel. After I took a shower I had breakfast with my cell phone, checking e-mails and messengers. I also checked the app google trips to schedule my day plan. Afterwards I looked for a cab and compared the prices in the uber and ola app. During the cab Read more →