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The Design Journal
Both the nature of many products and their process of creation are becoming increasingly digitally mediated. However, our bodies and minds are naturally conceived to interact with the physical, so crucial design information can be elicited by constructing meaningful prototypes. This paper examines how physical materials impact early design through a study that explores how groups with very different materials tackle a common design challenge. The inherent physical properties of the materialsdoi:10.2752/146069210x12580336766365 fatcat:w423swb2jnfdnnlmfmlqhyo6je