Case Study: Improving Usability of Living Room

  1. Which component do you think most important in the living room, from the list?
    Light & Color, Sofa, Coffee Table, Wall Decorations
  2. What size of sofa do you prefer, Ex 3 Seat, 4 Seat?
  3. Do you like to have storage space attached to the sofa?
  4. Do you like to take nap on the sofa?
  5. Which color you do prefer in the living room?
  6. What kind of light do you prefer?
  7. Do you like to have storage space associate with the coffee table?
  8. Do you prefer to have indoor plants on the coffee table?
  9. What kind of wall decorations do you like?

Step 3: Ideate

  1. Design sofa with leg support and head rest.
  2. Design sofa with storage
  3. Design sofa with cup holder
  4. Design Coffee table with storage.
  5. Use ceiling lights.
  6. Use light color for walls.
  7. Indoor plants in coffee table.
  1. Design sofa with leg support and head rest.
  2. Design sofa with storage
  3. Design sofa with cup holder

Step 4: Prototype

  1. Adjustable Head rest and leg support helps to sit comfortably.
  2. Foldable cupholder space. While watching movies users can use foldable cupholder to put cups and sacks. Users can fold it up so 3 person can sit comfortably.
  3. Storage spaces helps to put TV remote and other things uses frequently.
  4. This sofa will not take large space of the living room.

Step 5: Test

Conclusion

I have started learning UX design because of curiosity towards how UI/UX effects human integration with mobile application (I am iOS Dev). I have been developed around 12 mobile apps. Mostly UI has been done by some one else. I started developed my own app and i got stuck with UI/UX so that i started with learning UX design. The design thinking project gives lots of learning and its first step to UX design world.

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