Path of Use

Your constantly-updated definition of Path of Use and collection of topical content and literature

What is Path of Use?

Alan Dix in his presentation in 2008 to the University of Technology in Berlin defined the path of use. It simply illustrates that products do not magically become used but rather there is a definite progression between a state of not used and used. It is important to be able to consider this path when designing and marketing products in order to drive adoption and use.

Literature on Path of Use

Here’s the entire UX literature on Path of Use by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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