Life Landscape toolkit Lauren Chapman Hannah Gilchrist Steffi PaepckeConceptual Models | Project One | March 29, 2011
Project Goal“ Create a toolkit with which to author a visual autobiography. Assemble one model to communicate the toolkit’s framework and meaning, and another to demonstrate the toolkit’s real-life application. ”
ProcessBrainstorming What is an island?
ProcessAffinity Diagramming We each wrote our island ideas out, and categorized them into themes: personal space, fantasy, physical interaction, social seclusion, life journey, prison.
ProcessWinner: Life Story “ No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main… --John Donne ”
ProcessFormat Brainstorming How do we best communicate the idea of “life as an island”?
ProcessIcon Creation Icons were created to represent types of life event.
Final DesignModel One: Toolkit Template
Final DesignModel Two: Sample Life Landscape Young Teen Adult Middle Child Age Birth Childhood was super fun! Moved to California Applying to college Self-Discovery Still haven’t met Born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1985 12 years old Unknown Undergrad someone... 2 brothers, many imaginary friends Challenging Lots of friends Parents get divorced Tired of classes Full-time job 17 years old Peaceful life