1) Choose one of the objects you selected and describe how your initial understanding of its affordances changed over the course of the exercise?
The object I chose was phone charger. It had to parts, the usb cord and the plug. The plug has Indian pin. So I need an an adapter use the charger. I can disconnect the plug and the usb and connect the usb to the laptop to charge my phone. I need to insert the pin to the phone slot, most of the time I insert pin wrong, I did the same this time and flipped the pin to connect successfully. Need to have pin that is right that can be connected ways. Don’t face this problem between the connection between usb and the plug.
2) Given that affordances is a relational property between a person and an object, how did the manipulation of the object and the person’s abilities inform your understanding of the concept? Did it give you inspiration or insight for how to work with affordances as a designer? Discuss this through the specific objects you explored in the exercise.
For this, my partner was made to write with a pen using chopsticks. He struggled at first and attempted it many times. Later he tried different ways to hold the chopsticks and after a lot of experimenting he finally could write his name with chopstick and pen.