Notes in the Margin

On the intersection of web apps, digital content and social media

UI Design as Storytelling

This is an interesting perspective, and one that makes sense. In essence, when designing apps, Christian Saylor argues, consider the user(s) as players in a narrative, with particular backstories, motivations, ambitions, conflicts, etc.

He describes his realization that,

“design in all its different flavors; print, interactive, application, environmental, industrial, fashion, automotive…everything we’re trying to accomplish revolves around telling great stories, stories that connect and engage a user in a way that is meaningful and lasting to them.”

Full article here: The Art of Storytelling | InsideRIA.


Written by tstaley

March 26, 2009 at 1:10 pm

Posted in Design

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