Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)                       Design for Society                            UX Cambridge 20...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)            Participatory Design Jam                                         Photo: ...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)               “ Design with, not for ”               Facilitation. Translation. Enc...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)                         The design jam format                                  (and...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)                                         Design                               (one w...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)                                             Agenda                                 ...
Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012)                                Design challenge      For wheelchair users, travel c...
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Design for Society

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Slides for the introduction of our UX Cambridge 2012 workshop. We explored participatory design that involved #uxcam participants and people who used wheelchairs. We worked together on a real-world design challenge and tried to promote the idea of designing "with" rather than "for".

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Design for Society

  1. 1. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Design for Society UX Cambridge 2012 Francis Rowland Mel Findlater David Barker EMBL-EBI You Can Hub E3 @francisrowland @melfindlater @mcshefferty
  2. 2. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Participatory Design Jam Photo: Flickr/revdancatt
  3. 3. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) “ Design with, not for ” Facilitation. Translation. Encouragement. Para-phrasing Jon Kolko, “Wicked Problems”
  4. 4. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) The design jam format (and some tips) ✓ Fill in an index card with your name, your top couple of skills, and some things you’d like to learn about ✓ Divide into teams (we’ll help you) ✓ Pick a team leader and a speaker ✓ Define a specific problem for your team to work on ✓ No limits: sketches, storyboards, videos, models, role-play... anything goes! ✓ Keep an eye on the time (but we’ll let you know, too) ✓ Consider using an “elevator pitch” to report at the end
  5. 5. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Design (one way of looking at the process)
  6. 6. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Agenda Times are approximate!
  7. 7. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Design challenge For wheelchair users, travel can often be a challenging experience.  Problems of technology, communication, understanding and physical design have the potential to turn a simple trip into an expedition. How can we design better A wheelchair-accessible roundabout travel experiences with in Shetland. Photo: Flickr/duncan wheelchair users and their personal assistants?
  8. 8. Design for Society (UX Cambridge 2012) Thank you! Keep in touch Francis Rowland Mel Findlater David Barker @francisrowland @melfindlater @mcshefferty

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