& designMBA
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
SimPo!



                                         zen designer’s quick start guide to



                                ...
What are we going to talk about today


   . what is a design sketch
   . elements of design sketch
   . what a sketch is ...
What is a sketch?




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
What is a sketch?




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
What is a design sketch?




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
What is a design sketch?


                                For a designer, sketches
                                are si...
What is a design sketch?




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Elements of a design sketch


   Every design sketch is
   . not precious




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Elements of a design sketch


   Every design sketch is
   . not precious
   . quick to make




Wednesday, September 15, ...
Elements of a design sketch


   Every design sketch is
   . not precious
   . quick to make
   . useful




Wednesday, Se...
Elements of a design sketch


   Every design sketch is
                                  paper sketch
   . not precious
 ...
What we do with sketches




                          fidelity & expectations



Wednesday, September 15, 2010
What we do with sketches




                                example for managing fidelity
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
What we do with sketches




                                sharing & critique



Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches



                    Jim Henson’s Sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches



                                Da Vinci’s Sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Famous sketches



                       Concorde’s Sketches




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
A sketch by any other name

    People who think with their hands...




  ... to see if it works, to try things out, to c...
exercises
                                telling stories about people




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Exercise : How to draw a stick figure




                                ighty     sensuous        sinister




          ...
Exercise : How to draw a stick figure




                                       looking   depressed   baby




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Exercise : How to draw a stick figure




                                                  jaunty




                    ...
Exercise : How to draw a stick figure




                                boxing    pointing   wrangling




              ...
exercise




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Exercise : How to build a story

   Building a story arc




                                          design
            ...
exercise




Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Exercise : Shifting Perspectives

    Tell the same story from multiple perspectives


                                ceo...
thanks.


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Sketching for Design - Guest Lecture

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  1. 1. & designMBA Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  2. 2. SimPo! zen designer’s quick start guide to thinking with your hands (and sketching stuff too) Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  3. 3. What are we going to talk about today . what is a design sketch . elements of design sketch . what a sketch is for . exercise 1 : how to draw a stick figure . exercise 2 : stick figure theatre . exercise 3 : shifting perspectives Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  4. 4. What is a sketch? Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  5. 5. What is a sketch? Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  6. 6. What is a design sketch? Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  7. 7. What is a design sketch? For a designer, sketches are simple powerful tools to solve problems and explore possibilities Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  8. 8. What is a design sketch? Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  9. 9. Elements of a design sketch Every design sketch is . not precious Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  10. 10. Elements of a design sketch Every design sketch is . not precious . quick to make Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  11. 11. Elements of a design sketch Every design sketch is . not precious . quick to make . useful Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  12. 12. Elements of a design sketch Every design sketch is paper sketch . not precious . quick to make software sketch . useful SimPo. A simple powerful form sketch tool to solve problems and explore possibilities electronic sketch video sketch Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  13. 13. What we do with sketches fidelity & expectations Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  14. 14. What we do with sketches example for managing fidelity Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  15. 15. What we do with sketches sharing & critique Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  16. 16. Famous sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  17. 17. Famous sketches Jim Henson’s Sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  18. 18. Famous sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  19. 19. Famous sketches Da Vinci’s Sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  20. 20. Famous sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  21. 21. Famous sketches Concorde’s Sketches Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  22. 22. A sketch by any other name People who think with their hands... ... to see if it works, to try things out, to communicate with each other, to get approval, to remember, to figure it out, to collaborate, to get the feel of things, to make decisions. Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  23. 23. exercises telling stories about people Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  24. 24. Exercise : How to draw a stick figure ighty sensuous sinister Step 1 . draw a rectangle (give it a little jazz) Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  25. 25. Exercise : How to draw a stick figure looking depressed baby Step 2 . draw a circle (with some emotion) Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  26. 26. Exercise : How to draw a stick figure jaunty running shocked Step 3 . draw the feet (imagine wires) Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  27. 27. Exercise : How to draw a stick figure boxing pointing wrangling Step 4 . draw the hands (can be very expressive) Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  28. 28. exercise Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  29. 29. Exercise : How to build a story Building a story arc design conflict resolution story Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  30. 30. exercise Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  31. 31. Exercise : Shifting Perspectives Tell the same story from multiple perspectives ceo story business model story service story customer story Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  32. 32. thanks. www.ahmedriaz.com http://www.flickr.com/groups/uxsketches/ Wednesday, September 15, 2010
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