Norman Doors

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photo by Alexander Oberdörster, Institute of Applied Sciences, Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany

Don Norman’s proverbial glass door shows how the error of affordance, can lead to a piece of art that stimulates conversation. A lack of affordance leads to low learnability, but, in the eyes of this thesis, an error of affordance can lead to new knowledge when rewarded through play.
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Error of Affordance

An error of affordance (Don Norman’s Glass Door) can lead to a piece of art that stimulates conversation. An error of affordance that can lead to new knowledge, when rewarded through play.