Manifestations of everyday design: guiding goals and motivations

@inproceedings{Desjardins2013ManifestationsOE,
  title={Manifestations of everyday design: guiding goals and motivations},
  author={Audrey Desjardins and Ron Wakkary},
  booktitle={Creativity & Cognition},
  year={2013}
}
This paper explores the relationship between goals, materials and competences in the practice of everyday design. Appropriations and creative uses of design artifacts are often reported in terms of outcomes and goals; however, we observe a gap in understanding how materials, tools, and competences are also involved in these processes. We conduct a multiple case study of three groups of everyday designers: families, hobbyist jewelers, and steampunk enthusiasts. We provide a description of the… CONTINUE READING
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