3e Additional reading material

Course subject(s) 3. Understanding the context of use

Delft Design Guide

The lecture material for this week’s topic is based on the work of Prof. Pieter Jan Stappers and many of his colleagues on the Contextmapping methodology. Below you find a list of links or references to additional reading material about contextmapping and the other methods from this module: User observations, Mind Map and Interviews.

  • Click on the link to see the pages on Contextmapping.
  • For additional reading about doing user observations in general, click on the link to see the pages on User observations.
  • You can find the pages on Mind Map here.
  • Please read the pages on Interviews.

Additional references:

Sanders, E.B.-N. & Stappers, P.J. (2012) Convivial Toolbox: Generative research for the front end of design. BIS: Amsterdam, 2012.
Sleeswijk Visser, F, Stappers, PJ, Lugt, R van der & Sanders, EBN (2005). Contextmapping: experience from practice. CoDesign: international journal of cocreation in design and the arts, 1(2), 119-149.
Stappers, P.J., van Rijn, H., Kistemaker, S., Hennink, A., Sleeswijk Visser, F. (2009) Designing for other people’s strengths and motivations: Three cases using context, visions, and experiential prototypes. Advanced Engineering Informatics, A Special Issue on Human-Centered Product Design and Development. Vol. 23, 174-183.
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