Escaping the obvious: Skewing properties of interaction
Paper in proceedings, 2013

Most design methods used within interaction design originate from other disciplines. As a result, there are few methods which can focus on designing or redesigning interaction in itself. In this paper we present a structured ideation method called Skewing, which is based on changing already identified, interaction-related properties of an artifact. Hereby, designers can generate interesting re-designs whose interaction design differs from the original product. Moreover, the structured approach in Skewing helps in finding the unusual design solutions in the outer rims of the design space. Lastly, Skewing can also be used as a means to teach the materiality of interaction.



Interaction Design


Sus Lundgren

Chalmers, Applied Information Technology (Chalmers)

Dimitrios Gkouskos

Chalmers, Applied Information Technology (Chalmers)

Proceedings of Nordes 2013: Experiments in design research

Vol. 1 1 32-39

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Subject Categories

Interaction Technologies

Human Computer Interaction



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