RECREATIVITY IS A MOBILE APP THAT HELPS USERS GAIN AND SHARE INSPIRATION
Brian Fu, Informatics
Rhea Kokila, CSE
Conor Reisman, CE
Janette Siu, CE
James Landay, UW CSE
Winter Qtr. Junior Year
As the sole designer I was in charge of branding, UI design, video, prototypes, etc.
WE BEGAN WITH AN IDEA OF A GAME TO FIND INSPIRATION BY
ATTEMPTING TO CLOSELY MATCH SYSTEM GENERATED CONTENT
CONTEXTUAL INQUIRY & IDEATION
PEOPLE ARE INTIMIDATED TO TRY TO BE CREATIVE
Our contextual inquiry revealed that many folks have a deep desire to be more creative and practice some method of creativity. Time is an issue that we anticipated, and we found that our interviewees felt like they wanted a non-invasive way to get involved. We were surprised to discover the large number of methods people feel most creative, from pattern-making to video-gaming we received dozens of answers. Many users are just too intimidated to start practicing creativity because it doesn't seem like there's any easy and fun way to do so.