Social design and collaboration
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
- Granfield, M. (2016). A design by any other name would be so delightful. ACM Interactions Blog. \urlhttps://interactions.acm.org/blog/view/a-design-by-any-other-name-would-be-so-delightful. Retrieved from https://interactions.acm.org/blog/view/a-design-by-any-other-name-would-be-so-delightful
- Le Dantec, C. A. (2016). Design through collective action / collective action through design. Interactions, 24(1), 24–30. http://doi.org/10.1145/3018005
- Adams, J. L. (2001). Conceptual blockbusting: A guide to better ideas. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus Publishing.
- Read the following chapters in Conceptual Blockbusting:
- 1 ("Introduction," pp. 1-14) and
- 8 ("Groups," 159-174).
Today we will discuss the importance of collaboration in the design process. No design is every completed alone. The targets are too complex for this to be possible, but we often treat design as though it is something that starts and ends with one designer. We will attempt to reorient our thinking around this concept.