We filled the walls with our brainstorms.

Facilitating Participatory Design Workshops

I hosted a participatory design workshop with teenagers with type 1 diabetes and designers, exploring how to create blood glucose meters that don't cause stigma and embarrassment. Participants used brainstorming, sketching and rapid prototyping to develop concepts.

 

One pair designed an app and phone case for managing diabetes

 We filled the walls with our brainstorms.

We filled the walls with our brainstorms.

 We explored ideas together.

We explored ideas together.

 One pair designed a modular case for diabetes equipment.

One pair designed a modular case for diabetes equipment.

 Another pair prototyped a holographic watch for measuring blood glucose.

Another pair prototyped a holographic watch for measuring blood glucose.

 Workshops help to shift from designing for people to designing with people.

Workshops help to shift from designing for people to designing with people.