3.5 The Collaborative Sketch

sketching to brainstorm, express ideas and mediate interaction

Sketching is not only something you do by yourself but, as mentioned in the previous chapter, is something you can do with others. As you will see shortly, the collaborative sketch you create serves a somewhat different purpose than sketches you do by yourself.


• three to five people

• table

• large pieces of paper

• pencils and whiteboard pens for everyone

• whiteboard

• tape

Before reading on, try this exercise. Get together with one or two others, and sit around a table with large sheets of paper on it. The paper should be large enough and the table small enough so that all can reach into the drawing area easily while still having room ...

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