The resourcefulness of everyday design

@inproceedings{Wakkary2007TheRO,
  title={The resourcefulness of everyday design},
  author={Ron Wakkary and Leah Maestri},
  booktitle={Creativity & Cognition},
  year={2007}
}
We discuss our study that looks at family members as everyday designers. We explain the design actions of family members to be creative, as evidenced by the resourceful appropriation of artifacts and surroundings, the ongoing adaptation of systems and routines through design-in-use that allows emergent properties to arise and addresses individual needs, and how implicit understanding and explicit tests occur for judging quality. We present a preliminary analysis of design implications in the… CONTINUE READING
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