Designing with intent

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I found this great packet of free cards, Design with Intent: 101 Patterns for Influencing Behaviour Through Design, which does the following:

Design with Intent by Dan Lockton 1

Or to put it another way, the creator of the cards, Dan Lockton is researching how design can be used for:

Design with Intent by Dan Lockton 2

The cards themselves are a great tool and are pretty exhaustive (though reading them all at the same time as I did is probably not a good idea):

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Now the original goal of these cards was to enable design to promote sustainable behavior (environmental). My question is what are some other goals that these cards can lead us to, beyond just consuming less?

Download the cards or read Lockton’s presentations about designing with intent.

Via BoingBoing.

By Jason Li

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