People: Relational

Scenes Actors People
Lens: Type: Actor
People: Relational:

Ways people relate to others and how they perceive themselves in those relationships.

Designers can better understand a person’s characteristics and behaviors through the ways people relate to others. These relationships reveal a person’s place in their community and sometimes how they perceive themselves as part of that community.

Click on any of the aspects to learn its role in experience design scenes at the characteristics and behaviors level.

People: Self

Self Characteristics

Age Sex Race Gender Identity Size: People Condition

Self Behavior

Habits Movements
People: Relational

Relational Characteristics

Sexual Orientation Relationships Social Class Knowledge

Relational Behavior


Researching People: Relational

People are social creatures. We relate to others and often describe ourselves by those relationships. Aspects that consider people and their relationships reveal who people are in social networks.


References and sources that support the inclusion of this Aspects of Experiences for Design component.