Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

Ziyuan and Sheng-Hung

Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

Ziyuan and Sheng-Hung


Recorded video



3 hours


About Speaker

Ziyuan and Sheng-Hung

Designers and Technologists


Sheng-Hung Lee is a designer, MIT AgeLab researcher, MIT xPRO course experience designer and Vice Chair at IDSA Boston. He is inspired by multiple domains of knowledge, different perspectives, and he thrives on creating new value for clients on multi-disciplinary teams. He is trained as an industrial designer and electrical engineer, and his approach to problem solving is influenced by his passion for how design and technology impact and can be integrated into society. He was invited to be a jury member for multiple international design competitions including IDEA, Spark Design Award and IDA Award. His work has won prestigious awards including IDEA (Gold), iF Award (Gold), Braun Prize, Core77 Design Award, Red Dot (Best of the Best), Spark Design Award, and European Product Design Award (Gold). His works have also been showcased in Dubai Design Week, Venice Design Week and the Cooper Hewitt museum. Lee taught product design at Fudan University Shanghai Institute of Visual Art and Detao Masters Academy as adjunct Associate Professor from 2015 to 2019.

Ziyuan Zhu is a designer and researcher working on harnessing inter-scale tools, from interaction design to space analytics, to confront real-world issues. With the focus on interaction and space design, she worked in Uber, Blocher Partner, and Archdaily.cn, where she had the chance to explore distinctive design and technological methods. Ziyuan is the recipient of several technologies and design awards, including the Sakura Technology Scholarship, SOM China prize, and MIT SA+P dean research fellowship. She is currently pursuing her degree at MIT in data-driven interaction design. Working at MIT Urban Risk Lab and Senseable City Lab, she has the chance to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and explores the possibility of interaction technology and social-impact-driven design.

About Recorded Online Workshop

The intention of the workshop is to help students with/without a design background learn the concept and the knowledge of rapid prototyping and let students experience how and why to make rapid prototypes to illustrate the IoT product design user experience project.

Key Takeaways

  • Experiment to bring tangibility during the design process
  • Practice the skill set as well as the mindset: how to build to think and think to build better
  • Learn convincing storytelling by applying rapid prototyping
  • Know how to leverage the power of the making
  • Recognize the iteration design process as invaluable and inevitable

How to Watch

Once you purchase your recording, you will receive an email to gain access to the recordings

What is provided

  • Recorded Live session

What to prepare

  • A4 White Paper
  • Tape
  • Pen / Pencil
  • Utility Knife / Cutter / Scissors
  • Cutting mat
  • Post-it
  • Print a workbook in advance

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