The umbrella of User experience design

5 Feb 2011 - 11:08am
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Can we say that Usability, User centered design,
Information Architecture and interaction design fall under the umbrella
of User experience design?


16 Feb 2011 - 6:42pm
Josh B Williams

I think Dan's Diagram [1] shows this well.


17 Feb 2011 - 1:00am


@Josh - You are right the diagram of KICKER STUDIO is one of several good interpretation / illustration


At this point of “present” I think of the UX honeycomb of Peter Morville [1] …

honeycromb – Peter Morville

Morville’s "honeycomb"

honeycomb – Peter Morville (P.Morville – Facets of the User Experience)


Or my own one ...


UXD-P – Gathering the elements

The diagram below presents the relationship of the elements above (



elements of UXD-P

Elements of UXD-P

And you should always have a look at the one of J.J. Garrett:

Source: "The Elements of User Experience." Jesse James Garret. (PDF)




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