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DIMENSION SLIDERS

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Individual stuff cell, small. E.g. cleaning the sink.

Individual stuff cell, medium. E.g. making soup.

Individual stuff cell, large. E.g. working on a project at a desk.

Shared stuff, separate working fields. E.g. having a meal together.

Shared working field, separate stuff. E.g. playing a board game.

Non-manipulable working field. E.g. washing the car.

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WORKSHOP EXAMPLES

In a timed exercise of 25 minutes participants redesigned a ‘table’ for a specific situation. They first picked the dimension tool with right type of stuff cell from the examples or, if not applicable, constructed it themselves with the separate parts and split pins. After this construction a redesign of the table was made, inspired by the freedom and boundaries in the movement of people and stuff within the stuff cell.

Mostly, the tool was directly used to make a 1:10 top view drawing, by tracing it on paper. After, a perspective drawing was constructed to show the other dimensions.

Fig t2.2: A participant constructing their own dimension tool, mimicking the situation at a casino game table.

Fig t2.3: Redesign of a sink, using the dimension slider as a 1:10 reference for the top view.

Fig t2.4 and t2.5: Final analysis and redesign of a sink used by two people, based on the dimensions of stuff cells.