Investigating User Experiences Through Animation-based Sketching

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This paper discusses the use of animation-based sketching as an approach to explore diegetic designs in the fuzzy front-end ideation of the design process. We present the results from a design workshop with more than 200 partic- ipating design students, and 16 companies. The participants used motion graphics and animation to sketch design ideas into diegetic design solutions. Through a deep-dive into two cases studies we discuss how animation-based sketching techniques supported the investigation of user experience aspects in design scenarios, and whether the expression is dependent on the visual delity or on how animation is ap- plied to support a design narrative anchoring to the context.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMotion Design Education Summit 2015 Edited Conference Proceedings
EditorsAndre Murnieks, Grethcen Rinnert, Brian Stone, Rebecca Tegtmeyer
Number of pages9
Publication date2016
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventMotion Design Education Summit 2015 - Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 3 Jun 20155 Jun 2015
Conference number: 2


ConferenceMotion Design Education Summit 2015
LocationRoyal Irish Academy

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