Making Use

Making Use

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John Carroll shows how a pervasive but underused element of design practice, the scenario, can transform information systems design.As a leader in the 1960s design methods movement (Jones 1970), Alexander ( 1964) sought formal methods to guide unselfconscious decomposition. ... Interestingly, both Alexander and Dreyfuss discussed the vacuum cleaner as a design problem. ... Alexander listed simplicity (the number and variety of components), performance (cleaning power), jointing (ease of assembly), and economy (cost).

Title:Making Use
Author:John M. Carroll
Publisher:MIT Press - 2000


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