What is a Design Artifact/Artefact?
In design terminology: An artifact (also spelled Artefact) refers to any product developed using human workmanship including but not limited to hand tools and computer-assisted technology.
Creative Artifacts come in many forms and include pictures, photographs and multimedia objects and have:
- Gone through the entire design cycle
- Been critiqued
- Been published
- Are considered complete
How does creativity influence design?
Creativity is not necessarily a skill or personal attribute. Creativity involves the ability to approach a problem with a unique perspective that is valuable and effective.
How do you tap into your own creativity to help you solve your design problem?
- Let go of your fear of making mistakes.
- Trial and error.
- Never look back.
Stay organized: Organize your time & materials.
Provide yourself with realistic time lines and expectations. Well designed materials do not happen in a matter of hours.