Relationship Between Technology And Design

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Technology is rapidly developing and is a significant role in our life. Design is affected by technology as it is essential need for people. My motivation of this topic is to dig in the relationship between technology and design, not only what technology inspires design but also the issue that technology makes. The changes have been made over time in terms of material, society and culture. A design is given vary meanings in different ages, environment and culture. This paper discusses how technology influences our life, whether it is good or bad. Also, how technology evokes product design to improve people’s life. However, technology is not a completely flawless contribution for us. There is harmful effect that technology brings to world. According …show more content…
It grows a lot faster than that we have imagined. We have to admit that technology is potentially changing our society with the speed that we do not notice. Technology allows us to make our life more convenient regarding work, study, shopping… etc. The design of a product has enormous different with past few generation. For instance, the initial invented computer to portable tablet computer, the amazing evolution of computer is one of the significant achievement to prove the rapid growth of technology. The first electronic general-first computer, known as ENIAC was designed by the engineers in the University of Pennsylvania’s Moore School of Electrical Engineering for the United States Army’s Ballistic Research Laboratory. The intention of designing ENIAC was calculating artillery firing tables. The technology was invented for the war where new digital method has to be made to against the attack by the enemy. The effect of the war drives the revolution of technology. The new era of computing starts in the struggle environment. Computer was born in the years when new invention was needed to flight with irresistible situation. Design was striding a big step along the new technology …show more content…
For instance, technology companies tend to reduce weight with their product, create best visual effect on the tablet computer screen. However, only few designers think about redesign the book to achieve lighter and better visual, anyway that can surpass tablet computer. Technology products have various accessories that support the product to achieve the best performance. Waterproof phone case is one of the most popular accessories. It made of transparent plastic as a cover that allows people use their phone under water like reading e-book while taking a bath. But is there any designer has the idea of making a waterproof case for a book? If there is a supportive design for books, can it create the same enjoyment? There are branch of products designed to cater for technology while traditional object has been ignored. The trend of design topples to meet the expected demand of

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