Toolkit: Back Story

This toolkit encourages students to develop human centred scenarios that allow them to see the past connections and likely/possible future uses of products or services.

This toolkit explores how scenarios and design narratives are instrumental in design thinking.


Les Hooper, 2008-09 Queensland Smithsonian (Cooper Hewitt) Design Museum Fellow.

expected duration

Depending on the intensity of the focus, the tool kit could be developed over a four-week program (approximately 10 X 60 minute lessons), or as smaller learning experiences or workshops treated as discrete learning experiences. Each of the key exercises could be developed in class over 1-3 hour-long lessons.

Design Minds is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
View more information about the Design Minds collaboration.

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