"Experience Themes: An Element of Story Applied to Design"
As designers we too often neglect to define a common vision, or coordinating
force, behind the scope of what we’re designing, making or building. Without
some means of unifying our efforts we can easily end up with a product or
service that falls short of its potential of delivering an optimal user
Personas. Do you use them? Are they useful or a waste of time? Our
April event will feature persona experts who will explain why, when,
and how personas can be used effectively in your interaction design
What do you do when you know you need personas, but you can't seem to
convince the client or stakeholders? Go rogue!
Please join us in welcoming
respected practitioner, educator, speaker, and author
"Designing a Unified Experience: Bringing Interaction, Visual, and
Industrial Design Together"
Interaction design, visual design, and industrial design are distinct
disciplines for good reason: Each excels in different ways. Interaction
designers must be good at imagining structure and flow, which requires
strong analytical skills and a high degree of rigor, especially for complex
IDSA's Central Ohio chapter and Young Professionals section are
teaming up with the Columbus chapter of IxDA (Interaction Design
Association) for this month's Blender - a monthly get-together and
happy hour to mingle with other designers and see what's going on in
Come join us for a drink, a chat and some music this coming Thursday,
March 26 6-9pm @ Bristol Bar - 132 East 5th Avenue Columbus, OH
Your local IDSA and IxDA representation will be there in full-effect.
Make sure to bug us to fill you in on what we have coming up, and feel
free to tell us anything thats on yo
The MFA in Interaction Design Program at SVA and IxDA NYC are pleased to
announce the first of a series of quarterly workshops:
Join comic book artist Scott McCloud for an exclusive two-day visual lecture
and intensive hands-on workshop in the art of making comics. Strong emphasis
will be given to developing clarity, storytelling skills and personal
expression. Students will learn and apply a variety of techniques for
presenting narratives through comics, as well as a wide arsenal of skills
applicable to any form of graphic communication.