Learn how devices are used across various contexts and environments and why context of use is so important for multidevice UX design. In this video, Diane Cronenwett describes how devices serve different functions for various contexts.
- Content can delivered on any device,…but some devices are better suited for particular tasks.…To better understand how you're going to design…for a multi-device scenario you'll need…to understand the user, the tasks they want…to complete, and any environmental constraints.…This is referred to as context of use.…More specifically, context of use is the understanding…of the conditions and environments in which…your user interacts with your product.…Understanding context of use is important…for any design project, but it's especially…critical for designing a multi-device experience.…
As you'll want to ensure you understand…how your user is going to use the…product from wherever they are.…For example, desktops and laptops are useful…for complex tasks with all features…and capabilities assessable.…Writing a blog post or inventory tracking…are good tasks for the desktop…because they require keyboard and a mouse…as an input to complete the tasks,…which aren't required or expected for other devices.…Desktops are typically used for daytime work.…
- Principles for multidevice design
- Responsive design in action
- Designing for multiple devices using native paradigms
- Designing mobile or tablet interfaces
- Designing for a watch, a TV, or for voice
- Creating an information architecture diagram
- Using Sketch to design your mobile experience
- Prototyping with InVision
- Exploring Bootstrap and Foundation
Skill Level Beginner
1. Overview of Multidevice Strategies
2. Multidevice Design Considerations
3. Planning a Multidevice Experience
4. Designing Your Mobile Experience in Sketch
5. Designing for Additional Devices in Sketch
6. Frameworks and Guidelines
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