By Luciana Cardoso de Castro Salgado
A trip via Cultures addresses one of many most popular themes in modern HCI: cultural range among clients. For a few years the HCI group has been investigating possible choices to reinforce the layout of cross-cultural platforms. such a lot contributions thus far have both a ‘design for every’ or a ‘design for all’ strategy.
A trip via Cultures takes a really assorted strategy. Proponents of CVM – the Cultural point of view Metaphors point of view – the authors invite HCI practitioners to think about the way to reveal and speak the assumption of cultural variety. a close case research is integrated which assesses the metaphors’ capability in cross-cultural layout and overview. the consequences convey that cultural point of view metaphors have robust epistemic energy, leveraged through a mix of theoretic foundations coming from Anthropology, Semiotics and the authors’ personal paintings in HCI and Semiotic Engineering.
Luciana Salgado, Carla Leitão and Clarisse de Souza are participants of SERG, the Semiotic Engineering study team on the Departamento de Informática of Rio de Janeiro's Pontifical Catholic collage (PUC-Rio).
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