End of Term Exhibition at the TU/e

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TUE exhibition

 

This week was the end-of-term exhibition at the TU/e (for a good view of the poster and card set, I recommend this post). Normally, the exhibition marks the end of a project as well, but since this is my graduation project, I get to carry on for one more semester after this. Yey! Continue reading

Poster and Card Set: User Research Methods for Inclusive Design

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Inclusive Design Toolbox

This week I present an early iteration of the Inclusive Design toolbox that I have been working on. It will be a toolbox that can help companies in IT with awareness about Inclusive Design. This iteration of the toolbox is still quite basic, but in principle already useful. Continue reading

Second Toolbox Review: an IT-Company and the Co-Design Café

A while ago, I had an interview with an IT-company. A few weeks later I went back with my new methods cardset and some improved ideas, as I was wondering what the director of that company would think.

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Just before that, I attended the latest Co-Design Café session at Capital D, a monthly meeting where designers and design-researchers exchange knowledge and experiences with co-design, where I also had the chance to discuss my methods cardset.  Continue reading

Depository of Existing Design Toolboxes

A collection of toolboxes with user research methods to inform and inspire the development of a new toolbox for Inclusive Design.

Designing With People: a very complete toolkit developed at the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design and RCA. The method section is based on the IDEO cards. It has a focus on people with sensory, physical or cognitive impairments.

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  • Clear structure and overview of contents
  • Very complete: example personas, contexts and projects, user research methods, guidelines about user groups, and a guide on ethics.
  • Literature references are given
  • Comfortable balance between amount of pictures and text
  • There are tips for choosing the right methods, but no selection is made for you

See more toolboxes >>>. Continue reading