Creative Design Lab (HCI206)


4. Scenario based design (as theoretical backbone to a lot of ideation techniques)

Scenario Based Design (SBD) is a method that is underlying design ideation, and is the basis of many other techniques (that are often stemming from cinematography or creative writing). Techniques such as text scenaria based on personas, text descriptions, visual storyboards, video prototypes, card based ideation, etc, all step on scenaria descritprion.

Refer to the documents on Carroll's Senario Based Design (paper).

Also read the related sections in Kumars 101 Design methods , section EXPLORE CONCEPTS, paying attention to Persona Definition, Concept Scetch, Concept Scenarios,

and then Kumar's section: FRAME SOLUTIONS: Foresight scenario, Solution storyboard, Solution enactment.