[EVENT] IxDA Los Angeles & DDB Agency present "Storytelling: The Art of Communicating Design", Wednesday December 10th, 7-9pm
25 Nov 2008 - 8:43pm
Los Angeles IxDA
Another fun IxDA Los Angeles event! This time we'll be talking about the art
of Storytelling. As interaction designers, we should always be honing our
storytelling skills. Steve Portigal spoke about this need in his article on
Core77 called "Design Research: Practice noticing stuff and telling
stories," http://www.core77.com/hack2school/portigal.asp. This salon will
focus on how we can use storytelling in our design practice to create better
interactions and communicate our designs in a way that resonates with our
We'll hear from seasoned, storytelling experts over yummy food, cookies and
hot cocoa. Get into the holiday spirit with us as we learn from our terrific
speakers: A team from Disney will be sharing their fantastic techniques for
using storyboards to communicate design. They'll explain how and when to
incorporate storyboarding into your design process to make the most impact.
We'll also hear from a trans-media storyteller who has been spearheading a
project to breath new life into storytelling by telling tales from classic
literature through new media (Think Pride & Prejudice told via Facebook!).
More details to come…
Join us to learn how storytelling can bring YOUR designs to life in the
minds of your stakeholders and customers.
Parking is free in the DDB garage. From Main Street - drive into the
binoculars building. Most employees leave by 7pm so there should be plenty
of space but carpooling is recommended. Park on the 1st level (level A) and
then take the elevator to the 1st floor. (It's a secure building so you have
to check in on the 1st floor.) From there, the guard will let you go the 3rd
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