Story of use: Analysis of !lm narratives to inform the design of object interactions

Silvia Grimaldi

Abstract


Not only is using a product an experience, it is an interaction and it is narrative in nature. This work in progress paper describes the narrative theory background for this statement, in particular schemata theory and the concepts of agency, tellability and narrativity, then describes methods that are being used in the project to analyse film narratives and apply these to the design of tellable physical products.

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