Dr Faye Miller “It’s not just a _____, it’s an experience.” Substitute the blank space above with just about anything these days (car, meal, city, website, course, concert, charity, therapy), and you get the unofficial catch cry of the early … Continue reading What is experience design?
Nicole Leaper What is experience design for learning? Information experiences are changing and require a deeper understanding of human psychology and behavior in order to meet the needs of learners. When a design team is challenged to create a learning … Continue reading Learning by design: experience design for informal learning environments
Bruno Lavos, Chief Creative Officer, Experience Strategist & Innovator at Qualia Over the last few years, there is something happening in the world, that is starting to show us a very different story from the one that is being told to … Continue reading Building villages together
Dr Regan Forrest and Dr Toni Roberts Museums, heritage sites, national parks, zoos and aquariums all have something in common: they are places where leisure and learning overlap. As well as promising a fun day out, these ‘informal learning settings’ are … Continue reading Interpretation design: Think, feel, do
Maeve Wood The people of Melbourne, Australia need little encouragement to fill the city streets. From social movements such as Occupy Melbourne though to the enduringly popular Moomba parade, Melbournians are drawn to physically connect with their city centre. The … Continue reading Designing the White Night Experience
Pigalle Tavakkoli We are told to leave childhood play behind as we enter into the role of becoming adults. It is often portrayed as a frivolous waste of time, to be replaced by being serious and becoming hard workers. We grow … Continue reading Working Hard at Play
Patricia Gallot-Lavallée I was on a much needed three day retreat to Brussels when I made the turn from Web Strategist / User Experience Expert to Experience Designer. I stayed at the Bloom Hotel, a place where every room is … Continue reading Design for Emotion