Cultural probe – class exercise

Choose an example cultural probes and find out:

Cultural probe for fashion, media and museum-mediation

  • What is the design goal of the cultural probe?

The probe aims to elicit thoughts on understandings of fashion, media and the city.


  • What is the probe made of (artifacts & tasks)?

The participants followed instructions given to them through an informal interview, they were asked to complete activities over a period of six weeks and encouraged to do the activities with likeminded friends.





-Instructions on paper

-Treats and samples

  • What inspiration did the design team get from the probe results?