School of Arts, Design and Architecture | Doctoral thesis (monograph) | Defence date: 2006-10-06
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Publication Series of the University of Art and Design Helsinki A, 69/2006
AbstractThe study focuses on an innovative user centred design approach called probes. Probes are based on self-documenting, they are explorative and design oriented, and they aim at revealing users’ personal perspectives to enrich design and support empathy. They have been applied both to experimental and business projects but a detailed consideration has not yet appeared. This book describes the probes, discusses the reasons and practices of applying them.
Supervising professorKeinonen, Turkka, Prof., Aalto university School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Design, Finland
design, probes, culture, empathy, inspiration, context