Increasingly, many products are being designed with features that intentionally restrict the way the user can behave, or enforce certain modes of behaviour. The same intentions are also evident in the design of many systems and environments. Continued… (+ readers’ comments) When this research started, […]
Dan Lockton: Design with Intent: A design pattern toolkit for environmental & social behaviour change 2007-13, Brunel Design Research Centre, Brunel University, London Supervisors: Professor David Harrison, Brunel University and Professor Neville Stanton, University of Southampton. Download the thesis (PDF, 14MB) Abstract: This thesis describes […]
How do people use products, systems and environments? How can designers influence interaction? How can we design for sustainable behaviour? They’re quite broad concepts, and it’s a verbose tagline, but they pretty much describe what this blog’s about: understanding and influencing interaction, changing and shaping […]
Design can be used to influence users’ behaviour. From the layout of shopping malls to digital rights management, our everyday lives are full of examples of products, systems and environments which have been designed to shape, guide or control — influence — our behaviour, using […]
(if the below frame doesn’t work, here’s the direct link to the survey) How do actual designers use academic literature? Photo by Steve Eng, used under a Creative Commons licence.