The understanding of the problem is half of solving the problem.
Once the problem is well studied and understood we will have clear directions on how to build our final prototypes to be tested, finalised and taken to production.
Production without appropriation
To accomplish a project of design you will need to work with a certain method that will bring you step by step, in the right direction, to the good finalisation of your product.
The method starts with the research and description of the problem, the good, the bad and the same.
The research will identify and study different situation of the same problem.
The creativity is the phase between the first and the last step of the progress of a project.
It is when the client can express his personal taste or enrich it with some particular and peculiar touch.
The first was never to accept anything for true which I did not clearly know to be such; that is to say, carefully to avoid precipitancy and prejudice, and to comprise nothing more in my judgement than what was presented to my mind so clearly and distinctly as to exclude all ground of doubt.
The second, to divide each of the difficulties under examination into as many parts as possible, and as might be necessary for its adequate solution.
The third, to conduct my thoughts in such order that, by commencing with objects the simplest and easiest to know, I might ascend by little and little, and, as it were, step by step, to the knowledge of the more complex; assigning in thought a certain order even to those objects which in their own nature do not stand in a relation of antecedence and sequence.
And the last, in every case to make enumerations so complete, and reviews so general, that I might be assured that nothing was omitted.
Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason and seeking the truth in the sciences, by René Descartes - 1637