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Visual oxymoron

Visual oxymoron is a graphic representation of a contradiction codesigned by those who face that contradiction in everyday life. In written language, an oxymoron is a figure of language that displays interconnected opposing ideas. A visual oxymoron displays the opposite forces of a contradiction in a single image. The representation can be made through visual dialogue, however, the digital version takes advantage of the icon libraries included in digital whiteboards applications. The library enables those who are not good at drawing to represent complex concepts through easy-to-make image compositions. Icons or emoji libraries play the same role as the building blocks in LEPOX: to provide an initial food for thought. I use Visual Oxymorons to synthesize contradictions found in the PSP design space.

Categories: Methods & Tools.

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