Design Methods used in Experience design

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Un-focus Groups

An un-focus group, consists of a project based workshop, involving a diverse group of participants from related fields, who are not the main consumers but rather offer extreme views that are used to...

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Surveys

A survey is a data collection tool used to gather information about individuals. Surveys are commonly used in psychological research to collect self-reported data from study participants. A survey may focus on factual...

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Laddered interviews

Laddered interviewing is an iterative questioning technique used to explore cause and effect relationships. When interviewing a participant, an initial question, the participant’s response is then followed up with the question “Why?” for...

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Experience Prototyping

Experience prototyping is a way to gain first hand experience in situations. The aim of implementing it is to discover potential problems of a product or service’s user experience. It can be carried...

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Scenario Building

The scenario building method refers to user-product interaction, in either natural, constructed or imagined contexts. It is used to evaluate how a system functions, as well as test theories, and also enables attributes...

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Culture Mapping

Cultural mapping is undertaken to identify, investigate and visualise one’s strengths, weaknesses and growth opportunities. It can be personal or corporate. The method of undertaking is largely dependent on who is doing it...

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Mood boards

Mood boards are collages of imagery and found objects that are compiled to give a design direction. Elements in a mood board include, but are not limited to form, colour, texture, material, and...

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Cultural Probes

The concept of the cultural probe was first realised in 1999 by Gaver, Dunne and Pacenti as an element of an artistic movement. A probe is a kit of tools specially prepared to...

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Historical Analysis

A history is an account of a past event or combination of events (Wyche, Sengers, Grinter 2006). Historical analysis is a method of learning, from records and accounts, what happened in the past...

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Storyboarding

What is it? Type short general description of the method. What is it useful for? Type short description of what design domains / problems the method is particularly applicable to. Useful links Add...

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Co-reflection

Co-reflection is a relatively new methodology that involves users or stakeholders in the design process or in evaluation of design concepts by taking them through a “mini design process”. It proposes a simple...

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