This talk will carry from where Dave left off in 2009 when he explored the Foundations of IxD as criteria for coming up with a semantics for critiquing IxD. Dave will review these original theories and dive deeper into an area he only alluded to in the first presentation: Motion.
Motion has always been a part of interaction, but today more than ever, the types of motions we are being asked to do have greater scale and greater diversity and the very motions we employ are now central to how we differentiate the means of interaction and lead to new aesthetic and semantic phenomena as part of the total experience design.
The talk then transitions from the theoretical and outlines how this new understanding of motion as an aesthetic of its own requires us to shape the way we practice interaction design differently regardless of platform, but especially when we are working in areas where we are creating new interaction paradigms or working with immature ones.
Dave Malouf is currently the Professor of Interaction Design in the Industrial Design department of the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD). Dave has been doing IxD for close to 20yrs with most experience in enterprise software & hardware systems. His work as a professor centers on exploring the boundaries of design education in the contemporary age of transdisciplinary design centering on issues of criticism, collaboration and rich theories