Part One: SCAMPER
Can I replace or change any parts?
Make the hood go all the way over, but can still see and breathe out of it.
Sleeves extend and/or turn into mittens
Can I use other ingredients or materials?
Netting, sheets, paper, plastic, wood, clear, quilted
Can I use other processes or procedures?
Self-regulating, changing temperature, adjustments for growth
Can I change its shape?
Round, thinner, thicket
Can I change its color, roughness, sound or smell?
It could come in a variety of scents
What if I change its name?
Cover, Blocker, Bubble, Animal names
Can I substitute one part for another?
It could close at the bottom opening with buttons
Can I use this idea in a different place?
As a blanket
Can I change my feelings or attitude towards it?
Something not just for cold weather, a fashion statement
Can I combine or recombine its parts' purposes?
Layers (wicking, warmth, water, wind) built-in with a button for retracting
Can I combine or merge it with other objects?
Built in water bottle pouches, watch in the coat sleeve, built-in lighter, hand warmer pockets
What materials could be combined?
Is there something similar, but in a different context?
Blankets, sweaters, fleece jackets, fire place
Does the past offer any lessons with similar ideas?
Wrap coats, umbrella hoods, blanket coats (ponchos)
What could I copy, borrow or steal?
Comfort of blankets and/or sleeping bags
What ideas could I incorporate?
Easy access with gloves, changing colors
What different contexts can I put my concept in?
What can you add?
Length, fabric, removable/extendable elements
What can be extended?
Sleeves, hood, collar, length
Can it be done faster?
Easy to put on/take off
What can be magniﬁed or made larger?
Hood could be bigger, thickness near legs
What can be exaggerated or overstated?
Could become a novelty item
What can be made higher, bigger or stronger?
Hood could be all of these
Can I add extra features or somehow add extra value?
PUT TO OTHER USE
How would a child use it? An older person?
Kids: for playing in the snow, easy for going to the bathroom
Older: Not too thick, comfortable, easy mobility
How would people with different disabilities use it?
Wheelchair: blanket coat can be draped over wheelchair
No complicated snaps, buttons or having to reach down too far to zip up, magnetic coat buttons
What parts can be removed without altering its function?
What's non-essential or unnecessary?
Buttons, zipper, could just be one attaching material instead of multiple
What if I made it smaller?
It would only fit children
What feature can I understate or omit?
Should I split it into different parts?
Sleeves become detachable, hood detachable, mittens attach
Are there other patterns, layouts or sequences I can use?
Patterned coats, made to look like something else (animal, food, etc)
Should I turn it around? Up instead of down? Down instead of up?
Hood at the bottom, sleeves on legs
What if I consider it backwards? Inside out?
Reversible depending on weather format
Part Two: Morphological Analysis