Ethnography and Design ?

@inproceedings{Crabtree2001EthnographyAD,
  title={Ethnography and Design ?},
  author={Andy Crabtree and Tom Rodden},
  year={2001}
}
  • Andy Crabtree, Tom Rodden
  • Published 2001
  • We consider the role of 'workplace studies' in design and specifically, what it means to use ethnography to 'inform' design. We suggest that there is a need for a foundational change in the configuration of the practical relationship between ethnography and design if the approach is to be of lasting utility: from the traditional product-oriented configuration where ethnography attempts to inform requirements specification, to one where ethnography supports the broader research endeavour, the… CONTINUE READING

    Create an AI-powered research feed to stay up to date with new papers like this posted to ArXiv

    Citations

    Publications citing this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 16 CITATIONS

    Generating implications for design through design research

    VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
    CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
    HIGHLY INFLUENCED

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 REFERENCES

    Designing virtual environments for cooperation in the real world ”

    • A. Crabtree, T. Rodden, J. Mariani
    • Wild Sociology : Ethnography and Design
    • 2001

    Landscapes of practice ”

    • G. Button
    • Journal of CSCW
    • 2001

    The abstract eSCAPE revisited ”

    • J. Mariani, A. Crabtree
    • The Electronic Landscape In Practice
    • 2000