When we design for experience, subtle and peculiar shifts come into play that demand a uniquely empathic way of thinking about our practice.
We’re no longer designing for an ‘audience’ or ‘viewers’ through our previously static / mass mediated, one-way delivery of the information and designs we’re communicating. Instead, when we consider aspects of interactive engagement for our ‘users’ to experience — we need to thoughtfully dream up the actual stories we’re asking the people in our audience to actively live out. In this talk we discuss the benefits of putting story at the center of a human-centered design approach to improve the design process as well as the quality of the total human experience we’re ultimately all creating through our work.
About lou suSi
lou suSi is an accomplished experience design professional with over 20 years in the field as a practicing professional designer and artist. He currently focuses on user experience, design education and leadership, public speaking, curation, performance art and cyberSurrealism. His most recent work as the Director of Human Awareness Research with myOwnMind LLC, qualitatively investigates the uncanny valley embedded within our evolving human experience as we adapt and deal with the ‘progress’ of The Information Age.
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