Join Craig Smallish for an in-depth discussion in this video Using questions to distill the core values, part of Developing Ideas and Design Concepts.
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In addition to storytelling, we can use questions designed to…look at a product or service through a unique lens.…The answers to these questions can give us a more…provocative view of the product and possibly spark a new concept.…When we work our way through answering the questions it…can help refine our thought process, If we sketch our ideas.…To demonstrate this process, we'll need a specific…product to work with, so let's use moisturising body wash.…Since this process is aimed at shedding new light on a product, the questions can…be a little bit far fetched and…more importantly, our responses should be somewhat extreme.…
For instance, if you were to wake up one morning and find you've suddenly run…out of body wash, how would you feel and what would you use in its place?…Well, some interesting…scenarios come to mind. Right off, I envision someone rushing…around the house trying desperately to mix up some hand lotion with dish soap.…So, here we've got the dish soap, got the lotion,…and then we've got the bowl, working the mixing spoon.…
- What is concepting?
- Working with clients
- Doing your research
- Determining the core values of a product or service
- Using free association
- Building the written descriptives
- Using search engines to fuel ideas
- Flipping your ideas 180 degrees
- Creating a rough sketch
- Defining the refined sketch