How do I see maker movement.  

On 16th December, we had a panel discussion. Our topic is ‘Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing and the maker movement within the creative industries.’

To be honest, I didn’t understand ‘maker movement’ at all at first. Yet after researching, I found it is an extremely interesting trend.

In the past, resources were owned by big enterprises, so people didn’t have enough ability to create their own products. However, handcraft always exists. Which means, humans have the nature to create something which satisfies our individual needs.

Nowadays, the amount of people who prefer creating stuff by hands are increasing. Continue reading “How do I see maker movement.  “

How do I see maker movement.  

Reflection of Dragons’ Den (9th December )

Dragons’ Den is one of the important presentations in the first term. (Well, not the TV show. It’s a presentation without money but honour!) After finding problems, testing assumption with people, and creating prototype, the next step is of course presenting our idea and get the feedbacks!

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Here’s what and how we prepared for such an important event!

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Reflection of Dragons’ Den (9th December )

Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)

I clearly recall that one day on a Design thinking class, Janja, our director told us ‘talk to people’ is much more important than doing research in front of the desk. In order to apply Bright Idea, we complete our prototype and go on the street to get feedback from people. Our idea came up with solving a problem for older generation. However, after 2 times of assumption testing, we got the totally results.

Through our interview process, I found some interesting facts: Continue reading “Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)”

Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)