Form-Giving: Expressing the Nonobvious
Smets, Gerda; Overbeeke, Kees and Gaver, William. 1994. 'Form-Giving: Expressing the Nonobvious'. In: CHI '94. Boston, United States. [Conference or Workshop Item]No full text available
Official URL: http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=260289&CFID=5601...
Abstract or Description
The design of richly informative interfaces would benefit from an account of how visual forms convey information. In this paper we suggest that the study of~orwz-giving in Industrial Engineering might provide a foundation for such an account. We present three studies of designed synesthesia, in which objects’ forms indicate non-visible attributes such as taste or smell. These studies illustrate