The world is fraught with frameworks—”experts'” assertions that they have found a new way to organize and think about the world. AoE4D was designed to organize users’ experiences to make them more tangible when designers focus on them as drivers for design. Because experiences are intangible and complex, a framework is helpful to delineate their bounds.
There are many design frameworks out there that touch on issues like usability, meaning-making, and style—but none I could find brought all of the experience pieces together. So, here you have AoE4D—a framework that does just that.