Physical Design Methods and Animation to Explore Problems and Communicate Design

A session at IA Summit 2013

Friday 5th April, 2013

2:45pm to 3:30pm (EST)

Forget the traditional ‘Information Architect does their work, hands over to Visual Designer, hands over to Developer’. Boundaries are blurring. Now we work in collaborative teams.

This practical workshop session is about switching to physical design methods in place of computers to better support collaborative working. We’ll discuss how, why, and when to use physical design methods like sketching, acting out scenarios, and filming movement.

As we move toward more gestural control, communicating movement to others has become a real focus for many of us. Fueled with lots of recent examples from browser-based and native applications, we’ll talk about the right level of animation for your purpose. Attendees will also develop their own physical prototypes and animate or film them to learn more about a problem space.

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Kate Tarling

Director, user researcher, designer and coach. Work on @peekteam (digital design of the year, tech4good award winner), @gdsteam & mentor at @techstars bio from Twitter

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49 attendees

  • Amber Lee
  • amy knox
  • Andrew Pucci
  • Aya Izraely-Levi
  • Jeon
  • Brian Hoffman
  • Dan B.
  • Cara Ferraro
  • Falguni Shah
  • David Sparks
  • Dina Lewis, CAE
  • David Robins
  • Annie Drynan
  • Elena Babenko
  • eduardo steiner
  • Erin Junge
  • Ferry den Dopper
  • Giles Colborne
  • Greg Lawson
  • Pam Griffith
  • Harley Jessop
  • James Melzer
  • Jody
  • Jim Lane
  • Joan E. McCarthy
  • Jason Huff
  • Kate Tarling
  • Kaytee Nesmith
  • Suzanne Kafantaris
  • Kyle Soucy
  • Lissa Richards
  • Mike Bifulco
  • Marsha Haverty
  • David Whittle
  • Beth Walsh Zuniga
  • John Cruice
  • Prudvi Raj Dommaraju Ravindranath
  • Sarah Deighan
  • Serenella
  • Sumier Phalake
  • Tamour Khan
  • Teresa Derrick
  • Traci Lepore
  • Jamie Thomson
  • Vilma Jarvinen
  • Vytas Bradunas
  • Stephanie Schuhmacher
  • Yuichi Inobori
  • Yukiko (Kashiwai) Iwamoto

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  • Kevin M. Hoffman
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Time 2:45pm3:30pm EST

Date Fri 5th April 2013


Harborside Ballroom B, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

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