This practice is intended to give an in-depth analysis or study of existing product, use explanatory sketch as a tool to map out all the research findings, understand the reasons behind the scenes, give it a certain “depth” and a background story. Additionally, applying the drawing skills to conduct research will help to develop a habit of self-learning.
Take an in-depth look at existing products, break a whole design into smaller design components and design elements, and use an explanatory sketch as means to study usage scenarios, inspirations, internal components, assembling, material choice, manufacturing process, and even a backstory.
Special thanks to Prof. Warren Ginn! He provided valuable information about the manufacturing process and made the cross section schematic diagram for Spun chair.