Personal Design: Making Personal Fabrication Usable"Personal fabrication technology has opened up the potential for personal design: a radical change in how we may design, fabricate, and distribute physical objects for personal use. However, the user interface of digital object design tools is currently blocking wider adoption of personal design. We propose a starting point for a Personal Design Manifesto that expresses this problem, proposes approaches to solutions, and shows how our discipline of HCI can contribute. (...)"
Jan Borchers and René Bohne: A Personal Design Manifesto. Position paper accepted to the Fab @ CHI Workshop at the CHI 2013 International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (April 2013).