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    Design History Exhibitions: The critical interaction of people and practice

    Create10 - The interaction design conference

    Edinburgh Napier University, UK, 30 June - 2 July 2010

    AUTHORS

    Dr Noel Waite

    ABSTRACT

    Exhibition design is a field of practice that embodies what Richard Buchanan has described as the 4 orders of design: objects, symbols, interactions and environments (2001, 2005). Unlike many other fields of design practice, exhibition designers are often in a unique position to observe the interactions they and their audience co-create. This is not the narrow kinaesthetic sense in which interaction design is often defined in science centres and museums, but a form of pattern-making inquiry facilitated by a collaboratively researched and designed cognitive map (Lake-Hammond & Waite).

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