We love stories, recognise patterns in a fraction of a second and have a set of highly developed social behaviours. Mike Stenhouse will be running through a collection of these hard-wired influence points and exploring how they can be used in the design of products, interfaces and experiences.
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Whatever we design - products, services, environments, systems - we have an opportunity to influence user behaviour. Bringing together ideas from different disciplines, ‘Design with Intent’ aims to give designers a way of addressing areas where influencing behaviour would provide benefits for users and for society in general - particularly, reducing the environmental impacts of product use. Slides available here: http://bit.ly/Vyn44
The world is stuffed with data and we’re becoming dependent on screens. What alternatives do we have, and why should we care? A talk by Ben Bashford at Skillswap Brighton.
Narratives shape our journeys through data, and those stories don’t have to be complicated to have a huge impact. All you have to do is think about your audience – your companions – and where you want to take them.