Week 1 Assignment Part 3
Timothy ChanMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 06:55:25 pm
Choose two objects that you use every day and analyze their design using the principles described in Chapter 1 of The Design of Everyday Things. Imagine describing what the object is and what it’s designed to do to someone who has never seen it before. Is it intuitive or frustrating? Come up with three ways to alternate the design for Read more →
Week 2 Assignment Part 2
Timothy ChanMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 06:50:46 pm
Reading Response 2 : Jan Chipchase, Hidden In Plain Sight: How to Create Extraordinary Products For Tomorrow’s Customers. (2013)
The point of design research is understand how and why people behave the way they do to create a meaningful design, and what better way than to experience it yourself. To experience is both to put yourself in Read more →
Week 1 Assignment Part 4
Timothy ChanMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 06:49:27 pm
Reading Response 1: CH 1 Donald A. Norman, The Design of Everyday Things (1988)
I agree that our world is filled with poorly designed objects that are difficult to figure out how to operate and that good design can make things better. Firstly, the author asks why people put up with the frustrations of everyday objects. I Read more →
Observations at the MRT/Bus
Danni HansenMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 03:35:30 pm
It takes a long time for people to get down from upstairs, which causes them to collide with incoming passengers, when leaving
SMRT User Experience Observations
MartinMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 03:35:27 pm
It’s hard to ride an escalator, it’s harder break through a crowd.
PearlynnMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 03:35:25 pm
Part 1: Documentation and Analysis of MRT.
My group came up with a list of issues that we identified for both the train ride and the bus ride. Below are some accompanying photos to show what we observed.
Out of all the issues raised, the following 3 were chosen to be studied in greater details.Observation Problem Solution Font size too Read more →
User Experience with Public Transport
It is not a common practice of tapping both in and out from the station, and it is not clearly indicated.
Lydia AlexkartadjajaMonday, Aug 22, 2016 - 03:33:46 pm
Ava, Xiu Ming, and myself went on a trip to observe the public transportation system from ADM to Pioneer and Boonlay.