What are your tools when your conducting research? Do you just take notes? Do you sketch? These are my tools for recording field research.
Design Thinking Drinks is an event organised by Deborah Kneeshaw and sponsored by Thoughtworks. Itâ€™s on every couple of months and last weekâ€™s event attracted a big and curious crowd for Chris Vanstone design co-lead of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) and one of the founders of agency In With For. The speaker: […]
Ethnography for Marketers: A Guide to Consumer Immersion was recommended to me in 2007, I finally got round to reading it in 2010 and the other day I revisited the copious notes I took. This is a book about ethnography, research, projects and design. But why write a blog post that is a book review? […]
Got some time and some budget to dig deep? Here are some lessons learned on diary studies.
I came across this video today made in 2008 by students from the IIT Institute of Design. It introduces design research and contextual inquiry and demonstrates what not to do when interviewing people. If your keen for tips on what makes or breaks a research session, its well worth watching.