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Great design prototypes are low-fi and life-sized

Developing and testing prototypes is a fundamental aspect of a design process. It seems easy at first glance – make a low-fi version of your concept, and test whether it works. But it can be surprisingly hard. To me, proper prototyping means isolating a variable within your concept that you want to test, and creating something that brings that variable to life. And testing means letting people experience the th
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Makerspace in Wellington

Design isn’t just about thinking, it’s about doing. Even if you haven’t studied as a Designer you can become a Maker. Taking an idea out of your head and into a workshop is the first (and hardest) step but it just got a whole lot easier thanks to the opening of The Wellington Makerspace for those of us here in Te Aro. Co-founder Lee Bennett has “always made things” ranging from Virtual Reality to special effects and
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