The IA Summit closing plenary tradition started in 2005 as a way to bring the Summit to an end withan inquisitive session looking to the future of our practice and practitioners. The selection criteria for the closing plenary speaker is simple but important: an interesting voice from within our community with something meaningful to say about the direction of the practice.
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We’ve got pretty good at helping people find their way through today’s digital world. Information architecture, taking cues from physical architecture, has built a toolkit of wayfinding aids including menus, breadcrumbs, signage. But things are about to get a lot more interesting.
Talk given by Cennydd Bowles.
In the latest London IA Podcast we host a wide-ranging conversation with Cennydd Bowles on moving from user experience design to digital product designer, what it takes to develop visual design skills, freelancing, A List Apart, writing a book, conference speaking and of course that legendary animal of European folklore.
Hosted by Matthew Solle and Andrew Travers. Produced by Will Myddelton and Matthew Solle.
With boundaries between the abstract digital world and the real physical world becoming blurred, we need new approaches to wayfinding, information scent, and navigation. This session from Cennydd Bowles explains the exciting challenges ahead of us, exploring how we can use information architecture to shape the chaos and design systems for both the digital and physical world that allow users to orientate themselves, understand the choices available, and feel at home.