A User-Centered-Design Perspective on Systems to Support Co-located Design Collaboration

  • Javier Quevedo-Fenández
  • Derya Ozcelik-Buskermolen
  • Jean-Bernard Martens
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8028)


This paper describes a context mapping study that was conducted with designers from three companies to elicit design design-relevant insights into systems that can more optimally support co-located design collaboration. The study aim is to better understand the current and envisioned way of working of design professionals. The main results are a series of considerations regarding preferred ways to: 1) bring and share information in meetings, 2) document their outcome, 3) support multi-user interactions, 4) deal with social norms and protocols, 5) fit the exiting workflow, and 6) facilitate remote collaboration.


Groupware Human activity modeling and support Ambient and Pervasive Interactions CSCW UCD 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Quevedo-Fenández
    • 1
  • Derya Ozcelik-Buskermolen
    • 1
  • Jean-Bernard Martens
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands

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