So, the plan is to have a big touch table - here is what it looks like, from the ideum website:
So, here are the various transformations the interface has gone through:
Stage 1: My initial messy drawing to get my thoughts on paper and make sure I was on the same page with the exhibit team. At this point I thought we would just have a simple touch screen kiosk.
Stage 2: Mock-up made by Allison the graphic designer, using stage 1 as a guide. I showed this to people as I interviewed them so they'd have an idea of what the heck I was talking about.
Stage 3: My own digital version I'm currently working on, now more in sync with the awesomeness of the touch table. The final version will go into my exhibit proposal.
A folder opened - upon touching a file, an animation would show the file opening and spilling the contents on the workspace to end up kind of like this: