Aspects of Everyday Design: Resourcefulness, Adaptation, and Emergence

@article{Wakkary2008AspectsOE,
  title={Aspects of Everyday Design: Resourcefulness, Adaptation, and Emergence},
  author={Ron Wakkary and Leah Maestri},
  journal={Int. J. Hum. Comput. Interaction},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={478-491}
}
This article discusses how families appropriate artifacts and surroundings that lead to the design of everyday household systems, such as combining a chalkboard, a door frame, and a hanging basket with paper and sticky notes to manage lists and messages. Such systems continually evolve through the catalytic pressures of individual actions and design-in-use. The article reports on a study of four families in which the concept of everyday design in the home was being researched. In-depth… CONTINUE READING

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