Posts Tagged ‘design thinking’

I really enjoy this talk from Lucy Suchman, “Restoring Information’s Body: Remediations at the Human-Machine Interfact,” which she gave in 2011 as a part of the Medea Talks series at Medea, a design research center at Malmö University, Sweden. Pretty sure I found the talk just by searching

In week 2 of Design Thinking, a course I’m taking in my department, Human Centered Design & Engineering, at the University of Washington, we covered “ethnography and design.” The readers are listed at the end of this post. I have to say I’m a little ambivalent, leaning

In my post last week on Thinking Through Drawing … Words, I discussed what it’s like to sketch ideas when you are not sketching products or form factors. The sketching I’ve been doing (see below) has been what McKim calls exploratory. I found less in the McKim reading

I have long appreciated and taught the value of thinking through drawing. Yet, I rarely participate in projects where the problem I’m thinking is will have a “product” design outcome, or some type of outcome that is something other than wordsy (curriculum, research plans, dissertation project, etc.).

Yesterday in Design Thinking, a graduate class I’m taking in my department, Human Centered Design & Engineering, taught by The Fabulous Daniela Rosner, we wrote and refined problem statements for our design projects. “HMW” in the photo below is an abbreviation for How Might We, a phrase