Exercise 5.2: Person-Space-Context

In this exercise I will take a few household objects, with varying size, shape, material and purpose, that should be able to contain or define a space. I will then examine each object carefully and thoroughly and write a list of the physical and material attributes, whilst trying to be as objective as possible using words that describe the physical qualities rather than words that attach emotion.

My objects are; a spirit measure, a candle holder, a teapot and a belly basket.

A spirit measure;

  • Cold to the touch.
  • Solid.
  • Curved.
  • Shiny.
  • Silver in colour.
  • Opaque.
  • Tiny.

A glass candle holder;

  • Heavy in weight.
  • Cold to touch.
  • Smooth flat finish.
  • Thick solid glass with shaped edges.
  • Transparent.
  • Small.

A glass teapot;

  • A large glass handle.
  • Cold glass to touch.
  • Warm plastic lid.
  • Large capacity for liquid.
  • Tea stained basked inside.
  • Transparent.
  • Lightweight.

A belly basket;

  • Flexible.
  • Rough to touch.
  • Seagrass intertwining two different colours.
  • Large void inside.
  • Distinctive seagrass scent.
  • Opaque.
  • Large.
  • Lightweight.

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