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Method Card Design Dimensions: A Survey of Card-Based Design Tools

Abstract : There are many examples of cards used to assist or provide structure to the design process, yet there has not been a thorough articulation of the strengths and weaknesses of the various examples. We review eighteen card-based design tools in order to understand how they might benefit designers. The card-based tools are explained in terms of five design dimensions including the intended purpose and scope of use, duration of use, methodology, customization, and formal/material qualities. Our analysis suggests three design patterns or archetypes for existing card-based design method tools and highlights unexplored areas in the design space. The paper concludes with recommendations for the future development of card-based methods for the field of interaction design.
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Christiane Wölfel, Timothy Merritt. Method Card Design Dimensions: A Survey of Card-Based Design Tools. 14th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), Sep 2013, Cape Town, South Africa. pp.479-486, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-40483-2_34⟩. ⟨hal-01497456⟩



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