Fotovis: user-centered development of a tool for visually browsing photographic collections

Júlia Rabetti Giannella
2021 InfoDesign: Brazilian Journal of Information Design  
Fotovis is a tool for visualizing, exploring, and analyzing photographic collections. It is a partial result of a PhD thesis that investigated alternative, visual, and more generous browsing strategies — based on Digital Humanities — for digital tools. This paper discusses how Fotovis was conceived, developed (at the prototype level), and evaluated (at the interface level), through a user-centered approach and using a sample of photographs from the Moreira Salles Institute, an important
more » ... n cultural entity. The goal is to highlight the definition of the users of Fotovis, and the design decisions that meet their exploratory and analytical needs.
doi:10.51358/id.v18i3.894 fatcat:s73c3oclk5b7zidnjkk5tolrfa