Blue-sky and down-to-earth

Sara Ljungblad, Clint Heyer
2010 Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Extending Boundaries - NordiCHI '10  
We discuss how traditional methods for understanding design requirements are leveraged to produce innovative and fundamentally new perspectives when using analogy. We call these analogous practice approaches, and illustrate two cases that both use analogy to achieve exploratory design with ethnography, by gathering data from a different setting than we intend to design for. We discuss how the use of analogy is different in the cases, yet exemplify a related perspective of using analogy as a
more » ... urce to support inventive design with traditional data collection methods.
doi:10.1145/1868914.1869014 dblp:conf/nordichi/LjungbladH10 fatcat:glpxgki5yzflno53zy7gbufvhy