Daniel Fallman, Camille Moussette
Unlike product designers and architects, many current interaction designers have not had design training in its traditional sense, i.e., studio work, model building, and design critique sessions. Rather, they typically come from computer science, informatics, engineering, psychology, behavioral sciences, or anthropology. Others have joined from media studies, Web design, or advertising. Some are autodidacts. Needless to say, this diversity has brought with it the skills, practices, and perspectives that together shape what we today call interaction design. Yet the diversity has one distinct disadvantage. Unlike designers from the traditional disciplines where it is considered a core skill, many of…
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