Classwork, Interactive Design

Back to the Storyboard

Like flowcharts, employing storyboards is an excellent tool for developing an interactive design product. It provides a visual representation of what is envisioned, which allows the designer to realise any complications and improve their idea.

Below is an example of a simple storyboard on ‘How to Make Toast’.

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Classwork, Interactive Design

Basics of Flowcharting

Flowcharts are an important tool within the process of interactive design. It visually represents the directions of a conceptual problem and its solution. Prior to creating the flowchart, it is imperative to produce a written procedure to ensure no crucial details are forgotten.

Below is an example on ‘How To Make Toast’.

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Interactive Design, Lecture Notes

The role of an Interactive Designer

When someone mentions ‘interactive design’, what first comes to mind? Touch screens? Instructions? Animations? These are just some common aspects that people generally grasp. What they fail in realising is that our lives and daily environments are surrounded by interactive design, which by definition is a product of shaping our everyday lives through digital artefacts. Loosely put, without such productions, getting through each passing day would be a tedious and bothersome task in today’s technological age.

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