Physical, Cognitive, and Affective: A Three-Part Framework for Information Design

By Saul Carliner, "This special issue of Technical Communication is intended to show applications of information design to technical communication. This article is presents a framework of thinking—a model of sorts—of information design. This framework focuses on design in a broad sense and considers not only at the physical design of a communication product, but also at its cognitive and affective design, as well as the business constraints affecting the design. This article first offers a definition of information design, then presents a model that explores design from three perspectives of interest: physical, cognitive, and affective. Last, this article suggests the limits and strengths of the framework being proposed." Read the article...

Posted by seralat at 03:25 PM on June 11, 2002
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