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Monday, March 10 • 9:30am - 1:30pm
The Humor-Centered Design Process

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ATTENTION: You must signup in advance to attend this workshop. You will need to have a valid SXSW badge, and an activated SXsocial account. To reserve your seat, please go here: https://sup.sxsw.com/schedule/IAP18106
Designers who attend this workshop will learn:
- Strategies and principles for designing with humor;
- Methods for designing a humorous product or experience;
- How humor fits into the various stages of the user-centered design process.
The workshop will be a fun mash-up of presentation, video clips, improv exercises, co-design and sketching.
The first half-hour: A general introduction to user experience design with humor as an approach.
The second half-hour: We'll introduce and run through an improv exercise or two.
--Then we take a 15 minute break.
The second hour: We'll do some co-design activities interfused with improv activities, showing the similarities and methodologies of both.
--Then we take a 15 minute break.
The third hour: We'll watch some inspirational clips and view some inspirational humorous products and experiences. We'll finish up our prototypes.
--We'll do a quick improv wrap-up round, then we'll talk about what we've learned and anything else!
- Attendees should have a familiarity with and some basic knowledge of user-centered design and its process(es), and should have an interest in collaborative design methods.
What to Bring:
- A pen and sketchpad or notebook is recommended for the workshop, but is optional.

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Chelsey Delaney

UX DesignerCatalyst GroupChelsey is a User Experience Consultant at Catalyst Group, as well as an outspoken humor studies researcher and designer. She’s spoken about and given workshops on the topic of humor design at Ignite!, SXSW Interactive, LeanUX NYC, and humor research conferences... Read More →

Monday March 10, 2014 9:30am - 1:30pm CDT
AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 204

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