Study on Designing and Development of Ornamental Products with Special Reference to the Role of CAD in it
Pages : 443-447
This paper studies the design and introduction of relevant computer-based design tools for ornamental design industry in India. To this end, a programmable environment for combining motifs into patterns was developed named Estampa (Environment for Stamping Patterns). Estampa is a visual programming language environment for applying transformations to primitive motifs to create ornamental patterns. The design and implementation of Estampa seeks to fulfill the economic, cultural and artisanal requirements of this specific location. The evaluation of Estampa, through initial user trials in the community, presents other possible approaches for introducing programming in a relevant way to non-industrial locations in developing countries. Drawing from this example, a series of guidelines are presented for designing and introducing relevant computer-based applications for these communities.
Keywords: Ornamental Products, CAD, Estampa
Article published in International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Vol.2,No.4 (Dec- 2012)