The Extraordinaires Design Studio

What is The Extraordiaires Design Studio?

This is a game where you are a designer who has been asked to create something for someone who is extraordinary. These people are known as The Extraordinaires! You will choose some cards and make some decisions that will lead you to the creation of something extraordinary for them to use in their everyday life.

GET STARTED!

- Choose 3 Extraordinaire cards without looking! (3 of the big cards)

ONLY LOOK AT THE FRONT OF CARDS!!!!!

-Choose a Design Project card without looking and place it on the first Extraordinaire card

-Choose another Design Project card without looking and place it on the next Extraordinaire

-Choose another Design Project card without looking and place it on the last Extraordinaire

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-Now it is time to get creative!

-You will need some paper and a pencil so you can take notes for yourself.

-Notes may be pictures, words, lists, doodles, a storyline, there is no right way to take notes of your own creativity!

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-Now to think about your customer

-I chose A Soldier who needs a Gadget

-What kind of gadget will you design and for who?

-Start designing and making notes on your paper!

-Spend 10 minutes on this part

-Flip over your Extraordinaire card and have a look into the life of your Extraordinaire

-Keep designing and making notes on your paper!


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-Spend 10 Minutes on this part

-Flip over your Design Project card.

(This will tell you exactly what you are asked to design)

-Start designing what they have told you they need!

-Mine is a soldier who needs a gadget that is a plaything

-Keep designing and making notes on your paper!

-Flip over your Think Card

-Start by reading the Research questions

-There is no wrong answer, and these are supposed to help you with your research

-Keep designing and making notes on your paper!


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-Now you should be designing your project on paper.

-Your ability to draw does not matter! Design is about great ideas, not great drawings!

-Don't forget to look at your Think Card for ways to help improve your design.

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR NEW JOB!

HAVE FUN DESIGNING SOMETHING NEW!