- Mobile Application
David Owsley Art Museum: African Art
- Mobile application design is finding its way into museums from the Smithsonian to the American Museum of Natural History and more. This emerging field provides the opportunity for visitors to explore museums in new ways, engaging with the works on display through the use of mobile devices. Shown below is a mobile web project that was designed for the David Owsley Museum of Art for consideration as a possible future interactive experience.
My objective with this project was to create a mobile application design that was simplistic, yet visually enticing. For my mobile application I designed layouts that provide the user options in a sequential order for an easy and enjoyable user friendly experience. Considering that museum visitors have diverse interest I felt that it was imperative my design offer the user a personal feel, hence the phrase "Your Art, Your Experience."
- On the introduction page visitors are welcomed to explore African Art on the basis of their personal interest, "Your Art, Your Experience."
- Following the introduction page the visitor is taken to a list of themes, where a selection of interest is chosen.
- After selecting a theme the visitor is lead to a page displaying art work that is relative to their selection and on current display by the museum.
- When on the display page the visitor can then create their 'experience' by tapping on different images to learn more about the art work and its contribution to their chosen theme.
- To navigate back to the introduction page, visitors can tap "African Art" from any page.To navigate back to the list page, visitors can tap "Your Art" from any page. (red hover occurs)To navigate to the previous or next theme without returning to the list page, visitors can tap the theme name listed below the the current page name in the lower right corner. (red hover occurs)