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Between the Tag and the Screen - Arkitektur- og designhøgskolen i ...

B E T W E E N T H E T A G A N D T H E S C R E E NDesigners need to develop the very motives driving their own design activity.This involves negotiation of the designer’s personal motives, theanthropocentric and technocentric motives and, most importantly, thepossible motives of the activities of which the design outcome will be part.Sensibilities toward how to manage, maintain, develop and sort such motivesmay be considered crucial skill designers bring to complex design situations,especially ones involving technologies such as SR-RFID.Motive finding may be seen as a supplement to models that explain designingas problem solving, solution oriented or reflection in action. These are allimportant perspectives, but they may be further extended by seeing motivesas a combined personal and social construct that designers engage with inmanaging their creative agencies. In this way, motive finding as a conceptpoints toward the activity-level subject matter designers engage in whenconceptualising new designs.Having elaborated upon SR-RFID as design material, discussed how the newconstruct can be considered a special type of conceptual material anddiscussed how materials in design need to be understood in relation tocreative agency and motive finding, we may now see SR-RFID from a designperspective. In doing so, we see that designers’ connection to SR-RFID is notonly about the objective properties of technology. Rather, a designperspective stresses the meaning of technology as materials inside socialdesign activities. Design materials must be cultivated inside designcommunities to further strengthen conception, construction and collaborativedevelopment of new designs. A design perspective on SR-RFID as designmaterial has been developed through the three journal articles that are part ofthis study. In the following section, I will present these briefly beforesummarising the conclusions of this study.92

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