DESIGN FOR ALL
Have you ever wondered why ordinary objects change over time? For example, why would designers change toothbrush handles to be made out of bamboo instead of plastic? Why would engineers develop self-driving cars? Why might someone need a contact lens that takes your temperature? Designers don't just think about
the needs of the present, they also have to imagine what people might need in the future and use these ideas to create new and improved solutions! In this activity, you will also be creating a design concept for an invention of the future! You will learn about a fictional person, brainstorm some solutions to a problem they face, and create a concept sketch of your future thinking design idea.
Create a concept sketch for a future thinking invention. Use the needs of a specific
user as your inspiration!
Something to write with
Sample User Cards (in PDF guide)
(Optional) Superhero Brainstorm or Mash-Up Brainstorm (in PDF guide)
(Optional) Colors (markers, pencils, crayons, etc.)