Due October 9 at beginning of lecture.

Grading: 10 points total

Problem 1.4, page 54 (3 points)
Identify three new products that have appeared on the market in the last five years.

In addition to the problem statement include a brief description and a freehand sketch of each of the products.

Problem 1.6, page 54: (3 points)
To demonstrate the effectiveness of graphics communications, write a description of the object shown in Figure 1.3. Test your written description by having someone attempt to make a sketch from your description.

Figure 1.3 is on page 3 of the textbook.

Short essay (4 points)
Read sections 1.3 through 1.7 of the text and these two recent articles in Wired: autodesk and makerbot. Explain in (300-500 words) the design process models described both in lecture and the textbook and how these potential new revolutions in rapid prototyping will affect the traditional design process, in particular for small companies and individuals. All essays must be computer generated.
Sketching Assignment
Sketch and leave in your sketchbook (Do not hand in with homework) the interior of a room of the building in which you currently live, e.g., bedroom, dining room, etc. Your TA will check this at a future date and the grade will be part of your studio grade.