PechaKucha Presentation

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Leah King

Senior Experience Designer, Fuseproject in San Francisco

Creating Smart Future-Forward Products

PRESENTED ON SEP 26, 2018
IN TOKYO @ VOL 159

Product Designer Leah King will present how our role as designers is shifting with the increase in our population, decrease in our resources and the fast-paced evolution of technology. There is a need for technology to become invisible and additive in our lives. She believes that with restraint, editing and tasteful execution of our designs we can create meaningful and smarter product experiences.


プロダクトデザイナーLeah King のプレゼンテーションは、人口増加、諸資源の減少、そして急速な技術革新の中でのデザイナーの役割がどのような変化を遂げているかについて。彼女いわく、もっと有意義かつスマートなUXのためには、デザインの無駄を徹底的に削ぎ落としつつ粋さも残すことが不可欠だそうだ。

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