The ‘What is your story?’ cards were developed based on Experience Design concept. It is my firm belief in focusing on a more human-centred design of solutions to real challenges.
Emphasising on understanding what experiences we want to facilitate will help us design effective solution or product. When you create an engaging interface to your services, you will be able to onboard your users better and faster and they will engage with your ‘content’ more. Personal investments in the onboarding stage will help them to invest more in what is on offer. However, it is key to ensure that level of participation is maintained with continuous engaging experience.
When I collaborated with Lauren Heywood on the design of the cards, we decided to remix the experience design approach into a more generic and playful solution for using story telling and narratives to enhance individual creativity towards collective intelligence. When used in a group of four for instance, creating narratives around the same set of cards will showcase the richness of ones experience and background that influence the stories they tell. And collectively, a shared narrative or solutions can be achieved.
And these cards have been used by peers internationally and in many different iterations. They were designed to be generic enough to allow you to formulate your own games, workshops, tutorials, and best of all, they are free to download and use (CC by NC 4.0).
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