4 Complex information
Being able to reduce complex information to simple information is an important skill to learn in design thinking because it provides a way to explore creative possibilities further.
In this activity you will take a photo of your hand, which is an example of complex information. You will then trace around the image, reducing it to a much simpler form.
The activity is designed to:
- Help you create something new from something familiar.
- Show you how the things you do on paper can be transferred to your computer.
You should allow up to 2 hours to complete this activity.
The equipment you need:
- a digital camera
- A4 plain or tracing paper
- a pencil and a thick felt-tipped pen
- a printer
- a scanner (recommended but optional).