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Re: [lonadv4design] Advance for Design London: Meeting, Thursday 4 May

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    Nico, I m afraid I won t be able to make it (again), I ll be on a plane to Venice. I ll forward to to a few people Kevin McCullagh kevin@design-agenda.org.uk
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      Nico,


      I'm afraid I won't be able to make it (again), I'll be on a plane to Venice.

      I'll forward to to a few people


      Kevin McCullagh
      kevin@...

      > From: Advance for Design London/Nico Macdonald
      > <lonadv4design@...>
      > Reply-To: lonadv4design@egroups.com
      > Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2000 19:28:15 +0100
      > To: lonadv4design@...
      > Subject: [lonadv4design] Advance for Design London: Meeting, Thursday 4 May
      >
      > Please feel free to circulate this to colleagues and friends. If you are not
      > already on the 'lonadv4design' list please join (details at the end).
      >
      > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
      > You are invited to the second Advance for Design London meeting.
      >
      > When:
      > Thursday 4 May, 6:30 for 7PM (until about 9PM)
      > Where:
      > The Design Council, Bow Street, London WC2
      > http://www.design-council.org.uk/about/contactdetails.html
      > RSVP:
      > mailto:RSVP@...?Subject=lonadv4design%20May00
      >
      > INTRODUCTION...
      > - - - -
      > The first Advance for Design London meeting was a great success with over
      > thirty people pitching up. The enthusiasm and level of debate indicated that
      > people interested in experience design need to get away from the 'codeface' to
      > swap stories and learning. The second meeting should be even more fun. (We
      > will be running monthly events on the first Thursday of each month.)
      >
      > A BIT OF BACKGROUND...
      > - - - -
      > The Advance for Design forum was launched in November 1999 as a sub-group of
      > the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).
      >
      > THE EVENT
      > - - - -
      > Please RSVP if you plan to attend. If you don't you may end up having to stand
      > (but I am sure that is character forming).
      >
      > Show and Tell (see below for a definition)
      > -- Phil Barrett of Flow Interactive.
      > -- Matt Jones of Sapient.
      > -- Martyn Perks of Pres.co.
      > -- Rachel Abrams, Computer-Related Design student at the RCA.
      >
      > Web Critique
      > -- Nico Macdonald will critique a number of Web-based email services.
      > Web-based email was the first mass market Web application; being the most
      > understood it is the application that people make most demands upon, and hence
      > has matured fastest. Under the microscope will be:
      > - http://www.netaddress.com/
      > - http://www.hotmail.com/
      > - http://mail.yahoo.com/
      > - http://www.another.com/
      > - http://www.eudoramail.com/
      > - Open Interactive TV mail client (if we're in luck)
      >
      > Discussion: 'New forms for the design industry'
      > -- What are the forms the design/Internet industry take in future and what
      > roles designers will play.
      >
      > There will plenty of time to hang out, swap stories and get up-to-date with
      > recent developments after the presentations.
      >
      > Artifact Show and Tell
      > - - - -
      > 'Words _and_ pictures'. Design cannot be described only in words, and
      > publication of our research and work must include both. To continue to
      > describe design by 'what we do and how we do it'. In a Show and Tell we
      > present an artifact, that is a tool used in the design process -- a paper
      > sketch, a diagram, a demo, a PowerPoint presentation, a framework -- anything!
      > Seven minutes for the presenter and three minutes for questions.
      >
      > WHO SHOULD COME
      > - - - -
      > You and any of your friends and colleagues who feels like they belong in this
      > community. You do _not_ need to be an AIGA member to come to this gathering.
      >
      > THE GOAL OF THE ADVANCE FOR DESIGN FORUM
      > - - - -
      > Design, as it evolves, has yet to be defined in ways which are broadly
      > accepted, yet its substance is understood by its practitioners: user behavior
      > and experience; look and feel; functionality and engineering; experience with
      > the effectiveness of time and motion; and the impact of these experiences on
      > structure, language and navigation. Continued at...
      > http://advance.aiga.org/mission/index.html
      >
      > JOIN THE LIST
      > - - - -
      > If you are not already on it please sign up to our announcement list at:
      > http://www.egroups.com/list/lonadv4design/
      > (We will be making this eGroups list ad free shortly.)
      >
      > Nico Macdonald
      > Design Agenda and Advance for Design London
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