Thursday, March 3, 2011


1. Shape borrowing is using and ordinary shape to construct it into an object with a new design. For example, people are changing the size of the watermelon from circle to square, and they are still thinking of other ideas.

2. SCAMPER makes an object or design better. Many devices have been improved base on design and the structure applying the SCAMPER method.

S: It is to replace parts of an object to make it look more interesting and eye-catching
C: To add 2 or more objects together to make a new product
A: To have unique features that other products do not have.
M: To modify the shape,size of object, to make it special
P: Changing the functions of the product to have more purposes
E: To eliminate certain features of the object
R: Rearrange the parts of the object to make it a better product

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Design Appreciation

picture on left...
I think that the product is not well-designed as the seat and the backrest is round, which therefore makes the person seating on it feel uncomfortable.

picture on left...
I think that this is a well-designed product as the chair is quite comfortable to seat in and the person at the same time can do his/her work on the computer.

picture on left...
I think that that is a well-designed
product as the person in the chair can just pick whatever book on the shelf of the chair and just read.

picture below...
I think that it is not a well-designed product as the the chair is made of cardboard, the texture of the material is rough, therefore the person seating on chair the would not feel comfortable