Category Archives: empathic design

“Do I need the new iPhone?”

Leyla’s TED talk hit exactly on everything we are doing wrong as consumers on our planet. She spoke into depth about the waste of cell phones here in the United States and Australia and it actually surprised me how many … Continue reading

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a wicked world

As a senior, I have had many courses in the last three and half years to teach on the topic of sustainability and how it effects my major and the world around me. Sustainability to me is the idea of … Continue reading

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Encouraging Empathy

20 years, this is my current age. Twenty feels strange because I’m stuck in between adolescence and adulthood, with nostalgia regarding childhood. With two decades under my belt, I feel I have learned and experienced so much! I have had … Continue reading

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Prototyping in empathic design process

Just stepping into the user’s life is not enough to create any innovative design. However, it should have to attached with user’s personal experience along with emotions. According to Kansei engineering concept or methodology, consumer’s psychological feelings (e.g. Emotions) are … Continue reading

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Deeper thoughts

Stepping into the designer shoes and designing prototypes were the main catches of week 3. The reading articles and TEDx talks presented great insights on the purposes and objectives of prototypes. It is really important to completely understand the need … Continue reading

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What people need, but don’t know they need it….

When designing, the designers tackles a wicked problem which he needs to address with a given solution. Such solution must be tested, evaluated and enhanced along the process in order to achieve the best result possible. Prototypes are tools into … Continue reading

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Sunrise on the Empathic Horizon

“Life” means something different for everyone. Each person on this earth reacts to challenges, joys, heartbreak, and so much more—in their own unique way. Because of this, it is absolutely essential that we, as human beings, strive to practice empathy … Continue reading

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