Searching for Empathy: A Swedish Study on Designing for Seniors
Paper i proceeding, 2020

This paper is a call to rethink how we describe groups of users and create design tools that may influence the design practice and foster specific mentalities. Many times, research literature plays an important part in the design process and decision making, yet the role it has in creating an understanding of the user is seldom discussed. To support a project focusing on designing for seniors, a multidisciplinary team selected relevant literature for the beginning of the design process. The literature selected consisted of 'mental' design tools such as methods, considerations, and design domains to support understanding and designing for seniors. This paper describes the tools suggested by the articles and concludes with a reflection on the effect of the literature we choose on the design process using the project as a design case.

personas

theory

be in service

stereotypes

practice

Human-computer Interaction

preconceptions

design

Författare

Vasiliki Mylonopoulou

Göteborgs universitet

Alexandra Weilenmann

Göteborgs universitet

Olof Torgersson

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik, Interaktionsdesign (Chalmers)

Beata Jungselius

Högskolan Väst

PervasiveHealth: Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

21531633 (ISSN)

11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society, NordiCHI 2020
Virtual, Online, Estonia,

Ämneskategorier

Design

Interaktionsteknik

Människa-datorinteraktion (interaktionsdesign)

DOI

10.1145/3419249.3420125

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2021-11-01