Using Design Critique as Research to Link Sustainability and Interactive Technologies

  • Eli Blevis
  • Youn-kyung Lim
  • David Roedl
  • Erik Stolterman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4564)


This paper echoes and points to work we have presented elsewhere on establishing the links between issues of sustainability and interaction design. The significant contribution of this paper is a description of the use of design critique as a research method and an argument for its importance to HCI researchers, especially with respect to very complex design contexts—the link between sustainability issues and interaction design research and practice, in particular.


Design critique design research sustainable interaction design research methods design ethics and values value sensitive design social context of interaction design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eli Blevis
    • 1
  • Youn-kyung Lim
    • 1
  • David Roedl
    • 1
  • Erik Stolterman
    • 1
  1. 1.Sustainable Interaction Design Research Group, School of Informatics, Indiana University at Bloomington, 901 East 10th Street, Bloomington IN 47408USA

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