DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes


A sample process blog of the assigned project. Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

0. Situate


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

Other lists of note

How to (talk about) feel(ings)


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

Storyboard for Captain Hook. Image: wikia

The power of the storyboard


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

Future fable of making tea via robot arm, In Everything is Someone [1]


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

A user is an actor in the way in which they act upon their world. The user is also an actor in the sense of a performer who is making choices, in the moment, with aesthetic goals in mind. [4]

Ethnography, or: the designer in the bushes


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

Phase i: observe


Source: Return of the Obra Dinn

DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

What is (interaction) design?


DES 304 | School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin | Professor Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

Cathryn Ploehn, MDes

design, data viz / Lecturer at UT Austin / design at NIH Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute / MDes Carnegie Mellon

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