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3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

Models are representations of reality. This article from FastCoDesign follows the development of cutting implements made by the company Fiskar .   In the article we can see how different modelling types are used at different points of the development process....
3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

This article from Core77 shows the development of a concept product that was trying to be funded on Kickstarter. Sketching, in this case freehand, has allows the spontaneous representation of ideas on paper without the use of technical aids. It has been used early in...
3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

This article from Core77 shows how the development process of a concept can be aided with concept models.  Note all the photos of “users” on the bike are staged in order to give the “impression” of how it would function.  None of the materials...
3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

A conceptual model originates in the mind and its primary purpose is to outline the principles, processes and basic functions of a design or system. IB Syllabus   An interesting development story of a concept camera designed by a RCA’s Innovation Design...
3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

This is an excellent example found by Core77 of how in the construction of a model, we can start to understand which aspects of the world to include and which to ignore when designing something to help solve a problem.  It is a great example of conceptual modelling...
3.1 Conceptual modelling

3.1 Conceptual modelling

Designers use conceptual modelling to assist their understanding by simulating the subject matter they represent. Designers should consider systems, services and products in relation to what they should do, how they should behave, what they look like and whether they...