Artful surfaces in design practices

Vyas, Dhaval (2009) Artful surfaces in design practices. In Olsen, Dan R. (Ed.) Proceedings of CHI '09 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM, Boston, MA, pp. 2691-2694.

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A largely overlooked aspect of innovative design practices is how workplace surfaces play a role in supporting designers' everyday work. In this paper we introduce the idea of artful surfaces. Artful surfaces (Figure 1) are full of informative, inspirational and creative artefacts that help designers accomplish their everyday design practices. The way these surfaces are created and used could provide information about how designers work. We identify four types of artful surfaces: personal, shared, project-specific and live surfaces; and describe them using examples.

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ID Code: 69447
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Design practice, Ethnography, Artful surface, Artefacts
DOI: 10.1145/1520340.1520388
ISBN: 9781605582474
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 ACM
Deposited On: 28 Mar 2014 00:26
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2014 00:25

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