Wednesday, February 10, 2010

This is a picture of people discussing

Thursday, February 4, 2010


How to use it
SCAMPER is an acronym for useful list of words that can be applied as stimuli to make you think differently about the problem area.
What can be substituted? What can be used instead? Who else instead?
Ways: Instead of ... I can ...
What can you combine or bring together? How about a mixture? 
Ways: I can bring together ... and ... to ...
What can you adapt for use as a solution?What other idea does this suggest? What could I copy and who could I emulate?
Ways: I can adapt ... in this way ... to ...
Can you change the item in some way? Change meaning, colour, motion, sound, smell, form, shape? Other changes?
Ways: I can change ... in this way ... to ...
Put to other uses
How can you put the thing to different or other uses? New ways to use as is? Other uses if it is modified?
Ways: I can re-use ... in this way ...  by ...
What can you eliminate? Remove something? Eliminate waste? Reduce time? Reduce effort? Cut costs?
I can eliminate ... by ...
What can be rearranged in some way.
I can rearrange ... like this ... such that ...
When to use it
Use it to discover more ideas when you are running out.
Use it to stimulate new ways of thinking about the problem, perhaps to kick you out of your current string of thought.


This Is Our View Of SCAMPER.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

P.I.E.S Bustop

ethan said...


-Vending machine for snacks and tidbits

-Enclosed Area to block out the rain

-Doors open when bus arrives

-Water Cooler

-Reading materials

-Pre-paid Telephone



-Postcard Rack

-Yellow line to warn the pedestrians not to go to close to the road

-A sign board to show the routes in which the following buses are taking

-a banner seated at the train station on arriving trains

-free internet connection

-classical music for relaxation

Friday, January 22, 2010

Analysis of theme

The mind map focuses on too many points. The ideas are too vauge. The root cause is that there are too many ideas being branched out. This problem should be addressed as if we do not do so our ideas will be too general and not elaborated on. We can focus on one or two points only so that our presentation is focused and is not too vauge.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Different types of drawing.

Life Drawing, Emotive Drawing, Sketching, Analytic Drawing, Perspective Drawing, Geometric Drawing, Diagrammatic Drawing, Illustration Drawing.

Life Drawing: drawing as a means of expression; drawing from direct observation, as in still-life or figure drawing, Emotive Drawing: drawing, like painting, as an expressive way to explore and put forth feeling, mood, self, time, and so on; drawing as a sensitive expression of personality, Sketching: drawing in order to explain or actively think through a problem; drawing through the act of visualizing; drawing actively and loosely, Analytic Drawing: drawing as a way to dissect, understand and represent; drawing from observation, Perspective Drawing: drawing as a way to represent volume, space, light, eye-level (horizon), surface planes, and scale, Geometric Drawing: drawing as a means to precisely represent all aspects of construction; drawing that shows measured scale, true sides, sections, and a variety of descriptive views, Diagrammatic Drawing: drawing in order to investigate, explore, and document concepts and ideas; drawing as an active design process where ideas evolve due to adjacencies and happenstance, Illustration Drawing: drawing in order to document; drawing to clearly state and render intent, style, size, color, character, effect.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Group reflection

Art is creating things which satisfy the human emotions.

-Design is being able to use one's imagination to create things.

-Media is being able to use technology to communicate.

-Technology is something which you create using your imagination.

-The environment is a area in which a living thing conducts it's own activities.