UX Poland 2014: N.Efimov & Y. Vedenin - Playful design

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UXPoland 2014 talk about classical brainstorming problems, some exercises to keep your mind in shape and collaborative warming-up sessions

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UX Poland 2014: N.Efimov & Y. Vedenin - Playful design

  1. 1. Playful design
  2. 2. Nikita Efimov n.efimov@uxpresso.net Yuri Vedenin y.vedenin@uxpresso.net
  3. 3. Brainstorming problems Collaborative warming-up sessions Mind exercises Our plan
  4. 4. Badges, achievements???
  5. 5. 2 issues with brainstorms 1) Lack of ideas 2) Nobody participates
  6. 6. Lack of ideas
  7. 7. In the middle of the workday
  8. 8. Left vs Right
  9. 9. 9 dotes 4 lines 16 dots 6 lines Ready to try?
  10. 10. 9 dots 4 lines 16 dots 6 lines Results…
  11. 11. Train hard!
  12. 12. Nobody really participates
  13. 13. But… why? - This is booooring - Blah-blah-blah again - I’ll say smth stupid - Hmm, I need to think about it + 100500 other reasons
  14. 14. And the result is…
  15. 15. Patterns in my head…
  16. 16. Guess Who?
  17. 17. Blue
  18. 18. Yellow
  19. 19. Orange
  20. 20. Red
  21. 21. Blue
  22. 22. Purple
  23. 23. White
  24. 24. Black
  25. 25. Orange
  26. 26. Pink
  27. 27. The biggest enemy of innovation is common sense“ Sir Ken Robinson
  28. 28. Crisis of ideas occurs exactly when the designer sets a goal to come up with something original and unusual “ Artemy Lebedev
  29. 29. Train your lateral thinking
  30. 30. r e a d
  31. 31. 0 —————- 2 o
  32. 32. death life
  33. 33. T H I N K !
  34. 34. Two heads are better than one
  35. 35. 4 levels of brainstorm 1 2 3 4
  36. 36. 1 - Warm-up
  37. 37. 3 rules of any warming-up 1) Warming-up subject = brainstorm subject 2) No BAD and GOOD ideas 3) Playful and diverse
  38. 38. Antiphrases • Nothing that dims is not a silver; • Worse earlier than forever; • Good history stays slow; • Two pears at night brings the killer closer.
  39. 39. Empathy
  40. 40. Drawing doodles 1. Draw everything that comes to your mind (2-3 mins); 2. Pass the result to the person sitting left to you; 3. Continue drawing what they passed to you (2-3 mins); 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you get your original paper back. + add music to the taste
  41. 41. Use both hands http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZI3OCbI4LM
  42. 42. If you miss your warming-up…
  43. 43. 4 levels of brainstorm warming-up “braindump" feedback session improving ideas
  44. 44. 6-to-1
  45. 45. Train hard Warm-up Fight to the last
  46. 46. What you can read
  47. 47. Where you can play http://www.gogamestorm.com http://innovationgames.com http://projectofhow.com
  48. 48. + google it!
  49. 49. We’ll be back! Nikita Efimov n.efimov@uxpresso.net Yuri Vedenin y.vedenin@uxpresso.net

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