The Drawing Board: Our Building’s Elevator

Here at Cooper, we find that looking at the world from the perspective of users and their goals makes us notice a lot of bad interactions in our daily lives. Being solution-minded designers, we can’t help but pick up a whiteboard marker to scribble out a better idea. (Just ask our partners and friends—we really can’t help ourselves).

This sort of thing makes a fun thought exercise, so we thought we’d share it with you as a series of narrated slide shows we’ve called “The Drawing Board.” These aren’t meant to be slick, highly-produced demos—just some ideas we’ve thrown up on the board to stimulate thought and discussion. So…enjoy. Discuss. Design.


The Drawing Board: Our Building’s Elevator on Vimeo.
Credits: Chris Noessel and Stefan Klocek.

3 Comments

Tamlyn
Even better: build a horizontal shaft to transport the elevator from the 0-21 shaft across to the 21-27 shaft, thereby eliminating the dual elevator problem and being very cool in the process!
Jan
What a beautiful episode. Thanx a lot! :) Jan -- http://iatelevision.blogspot.com/
Kamran
Mackenzie: The basic content you write to desibcre your organization the type of copy you'd have on your about page for your web site, in print materials, press releases, brochures, etc. Boilerplate is generic copy that you can use in many places or revise.

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