Unformatted text preview: appearance and what the shim was: a beer can. 3. Scientific principle and underlying form determine the savant’s perspective on the design process. The sciences are seen as the source of design. The who and what determine the utilitarian’s perspective on the design process. Under their perspective it is the consumer that drives design. The savant and utilitarian perspective are the same since they distance themselves from the events they explain. The object is the center of each perspective. 4. The process of “muddling through” and “hassling about” are important to the design process as shown through Bucciarelli’s observations of Soloray. For example even the small talk about Saudi weather helped the designers consider the sandy windy weather that might affect the photovoltaic cells designed by Solaray....
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- Fall '07
- Mechanical Engineering, Design management, underlying form