My Design Process Notebook

A space to collect and record information that relates to my projects and assignments from Santa Monica's IXD program.

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Reading: Prototyping
Theory

For the next class please pick out 3 quotes from the paper and write 1 paragraph response for each.

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Psychopath Social
Network

Use the "extreme characters" method from last week's reading and come up with a social network for psychopaths.

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Reading: Story-based Design Methods

Pick out 3 quotes from the reading and write a one-paragraph response.

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Midterm Deliverable:
Tell your Story

Share the presentation you created for the class. This presentation should contain storyboards.

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Midterm Part 2:
Express Your Vision

You will write an expressive story about your proposed design for the thing from the future.

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Midterm Part 1:
Collecting Story Elements

A short presentation outlining the object and the components of the story: characters, context and arcs.

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Reading: Vogler's Writer's Journey

Pick out 3 quotes from the reading and write a one-paragraph response.

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Working with Story Arcs

Identify the emotional shapes of your three favorite stories. Draw them out and annotate the key moments that create those shapes. Create a 3-act story spine of your favorite "What if.. " scenario.

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What if...?

Think of three interesting and intriguing "what if" questions. Then pick the favorite, writing 3-4 paragraphs with photos/illustrations to tell us about the world and the main character.

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Reading: Storytelling in UX Design

My response to three quotes from Chapter 13 of Storytelling for User Experience: Crafting Stories for Better Design.

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