“I like you a lot but unfortunately you are not my (proto)-type”
- From the trueststoriesever diary
A book titled ‘Design Thinking’ by Tim Brown had a very memorable anecdote on prototype creation. In that, a designer quizzes a surgeon on the type of surgical equipment that is desired. As the surgeon explains that he needs something more like a pistol, another designer duct-tapes a duster to a marker to create a pistol-looking thing. This gets a positive nod from the surgeon and the rest pans out as a poster-boy for innovation success stories.
Refining the ideas […]