January 10th 2019
I'm an interaction designer and a post-doc researcher at the Design Lab, University of Tokyo
“without colors in tubes, there would have been no Cézanne, no Monet, no Sisley or Pissarro” - Jean Renoir
appropiating means of production
Anni Albers, 1937
We adapt to our tools, and we adapt them
April Grieman / Raymond Hains
“Every human tool relies on, and materialises, some underlying conception of the activity that it is designed to support”
given that a designer wants to select a specific colour, help her achieve this goal in the fewest steps possible
given that a designer wants to align these elements, help her achieve this goal in the fewest steps possible
Designers already have in mind the outcome they want to achieve
“[graphic design tools] take considerable skill to use, and even in the hands of a pro, take too much time, time that could be used to design and create”
Illustrator 88 commercial, 1988
Transition from Celt to Paddle, Spear, and Sword, in The Evolution of Culture And Other Essays, 1906,by Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt.
Architecture, principles, guides...
Information Landscape, 1994
How do we design without knowing the content?
Why do we all see the same interface/layout?
How can readers and designers interact?
Choose an existing media - plateform on the web
How could people & designers interact through it?
12h00 > 12h45 : group forming & source finding
12h45 > 14h30 : concept creation
14h30 > 16h00 : development & communication
16h00 > 17h00 : 5 min presentation per group
User Style: Stylus
User Script: Greasemonkey / Tampermonkey
Special thanks to Wendy Mackay and Michel Beaudouin-Lafon, Ghita Jalal, Marianela Ciolfi Felice, German Leiva and Philip Tchernavskij
Slides built with reveal.js
Fonts: Vesper Libre & Montserrat