Take, for example, a very simple object such as a champagne glass. If you think of it as a static object, you can design the shape, the proportion of the base to the stem, the material thickness, and flow. To successfully design the static object, you must also think about the requirements for manufacture and the challenges of market and distribution. On their own these aspects offer interesting challenges, but the opportunity to create an aesthetic design is richer when you design for the whole experience. Does the stem give the tips of your fingers a little tingle of…
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