They have designed their own dragons. The rules were to create the ID of their creature: size, weight, powers, nationality, family... and then transform their 2D drawings into 3D mockups.
Kids have a special set of eyes to watch the world. Their creations are naive and full of dreams. There is something extremely positive in childhood: children have this surprising freshness and honesty that we can only aspire to comprehend. They have no experience; they are virgin of competition and promotion. They build crudely and dirtily and do not focus on the look of their design: it is too long and superficial. During our workshops, we try to show the children some new ways to connect their fantastic imagination with functionality. Our students hold a certain imagination that designers can only envy. Their creations are surprising, probably thanks to their spontaneity and their naivety facing judgment.
Hina and Olivia
Our brief sounded so French, that most of them have preferred dedicating the instructions to the foLk
After asking them to guess the weight, the size and the material of the fork, we suggested them to attribute the object a new function.