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How can design skills support the understanding of the user’s experience?

How can design skills support the understanding of the user’s experience?
18 Feb 2014 / in Lots Research

Sara Ljungblad, Ph.D., is conducting research on design knowledge and our relationship to use. Her research shows how the skills of design practitioners influence the ability to support different use situations, and how the methods and skills that designers apply help them zoom out from the current functionality of certain products and services to defining
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Is service design different from industrial design?

Is service design different from industrial design?
10 Aug 2013 / in Lots Research

Design challenges involving interactivity, connectivity and co-production are here to stay. Moreover, service design is design knowledge applied to service-oriented challenges, where different systems, products and stakeholders may be parts of the overall service. In this context, are service design skills different from industrial design skills? Read Sara Ljungblad’s paper for the EAD research conference
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