1 September 2005

Marc Rettig on experience design

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“Designing for Experience” is a 128-page presentation with two extraordinarily detailed experience design case studies (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and VasSol CANVAS) that feature many diagrams and prototypes.

The presentation was developed by Marc Rettig, principal of Fit Associates, and Aradhana Goel, senior information designer at Maya Design.

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Update: after I let people on Yahoo’s experiencedesign group know about this presentation, Marc Rettig reacted with some further clarification: “[I] realize there’s potential for confusion in that “Designing for Experience” slide deck, for people who weren’t there to see what happened at the presentation. The slides with the colored bars at top and bottom are mine. The slides with the black bars at top and bottom are Aradhana Goel’s — she did the project with others at MAYA, made the slides, and talked for nearly an hour at the Adaptive Path session. I hate for someone to think I did the library work. I can only take credit for inviting Aradhana to tell us about it. [..] Those annotated photographs of the library experience are Aradhana’s, and I do like them very much, and I’ve definitely adopted that technique of writing overlays on photographs into our bag of tricks. That library project is the best example I’ve seen lately of someone having the chance to “design for experience” and following through well, documenting it as they went.”

Click here to see the full discussion on the Yahoo experiencedesign group

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