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A Relation?? Oh Wait... I See it Now :)

Neil Gershenfeld started a program at MIT entitled “How to Make (almost) Anything?. The main focus of this class was for the students to develop and fabricate things on a personal level of need (or possibly want). The point of this creator personalization is because the use of a portable personal space for screaming is not on high demand. The drive behind the students work for to make things they had always fanaticized about, but don’t fully exist.

Louis Kan on the other hand writes on a scholarly level as to the importance of light and silence and how they interact with an environment. Attempting then to relate these differing concepts has possibly resulted in a far-fetched conclusion. Products are often the result of a necessity of a group of people. Kahn felt that when a identified need is addresses, no satisfaction could come out of the solving process. It is only when you are solving for an unknown necessity that a person can feel fulfilled at the end of the process.
Kahn also stated that the personalization of a thing is important because it takes on a type of form that is understood through nature. The forms these ideas begin to take shape as are represented in different manners. Because of the fact that the idea of a form is very unique to the person who originated the design, no two people could come up with the same finalized product. This is because the influences incorporated in an individual’s life are not the same from person to person. Through these ideas of form and design, Kahn believes that if we were all able to make our imagined thoughts into tangible products our environments may never develop and evolve. This is where Gershenfeld’s ideas come into play and how he feels that the production of imagined items is something we have to embrace as happening