Hi all - I know some of you can't bear the term service design, but I also know many of you (like me) find it very much akin to your IxD or UX work. I could do with some help spreading the word on a collaborative online project I'm running based on a series that we have done over annually called Creative Waves.
As a creative web designer, you will probably jobless in the near future; because variety of web layouts, iconography and interactivity has already invented and tested within the past 20 years. You may only experiment new graphic styles; but not more then that… Regardless, your boss, your customers or the users still demand on your innovations to be impressed, but it isn’t so easy as before.
I work with Hugh at InContext Design, and based on my experience
working with many design teams, I think he's right. After reading
his post, it got me thinking about how this impacts our work as
At InContext, it affects how we run our design projects and the
design solutions we recommend.
JOB: LEAD DESIGNER - HUMAN SCIENCES
Boyle Ogata Bregman Executive Search
LEAD DESIGNER - HUMAN SCIENCES
Initiate a high level mandate to improve the usability of products
and systems by incorporating a Human-Centered component for this
growing division of a premier defense contractor. As a Lead Designer
- Human Sciences (LD), you will have influence and interaction across
Given soundings of a new 2nd generation Kindle on the way, thought you
might get a kick out this short concept prototype ("Kindle Love")
video sketch by a small group of students in my recent "Scenarios &
Simulations" course at Kansas. Credits at end.
Product designers learning grammar of story-telling and film–
contextual, not deadly serious.
I'm a huge sci-fi dork, I'm sure I'm not alone in that here. One of the reasons I enjoy sci-fi is the chance to reevaluate the devices and computer systems thought-up by the great writers and film-makers of the past. It is interesting just how bad many of these interfaces are.
This discussion can be two-fold: What devices and interfaces do you find memorable from sci-fi you've read/seen?