Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wright, P., Blythe, M., Mccarthy, J. (2006). User Experience and the Idea of Design in HCI. In Gilroy and Harrison (rds.): DSVIS 2005, LNCS 3921, pp 1-14, 2006.

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Design in HCI is about engineering usability. It follows the perspective of design as engineering – conservative view. This approach de-emphasizes the role of designer. Author quoting his research says that with the designing for changing user concerns like emotion, … Continue reading

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Redström, J. (2006) Towards user design? On the shift from object to user as the subject of design, Design Studies Vol 27 (No 2) (2006), pp. 123-139

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The paper talks about the shifting the focus of designing from objects to the user and user experience. The author explains how the shift from object to the user has been witnessed from the social transformation, liberation through efficiency and … Continue reading

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