With the increasing possibilities of adding computer-based
technology to both existing and new types of products, either for
functional, informational or emotional effect, the design
experience of a product's functionality and visual expression is
becoming an increasingly important and natural part of the
professional designer's area of expertise. The challenge of this
course's creative assignment was for the students to select one of
their previous projects and create an explanatory time-based
visualization of the intended usage and designed interaction
between a user and the product. How this story would be told and
visualized was up to the students to define and create.
The course includes introductions to storytelling, video
filming, editing and Adobe After Effects. Throughout the course the
student also receives individual support and tutoring in the
creation of the individual movie.
The result was 11 different short movies that can be viewed