How can I instruct you? A close up of design challenges.

Untrained users designing instructions for the maker movement

Open Design is driven by the capability of people to translate and communicate their instructions and concepts clearly for wider repetition. The work manifested in a design activity engaging over 7,000 members of the public to design instructions for tea and fire making. The output was an instruction model and the valuable information that users require to assemble or complete a task or thing.

How can I instruct you? Close ups of design tasks and challenges.

The findings were published and are available to download as a PDF [ get Adobe Acrobat reader free ].

How can I instruct you? More close up of design challenges and instructions.

Collaboration with Dan Lockton, RCA.