You interact with materials everyday! What do you think governed material selection choices for your water bottle, laptop, or phone.
- Stiffness: how much it deflects
- Strength: how much stress it can endure
- Hardness: indentations, ability to resist deformation
- Electrical & Thermal Conductivity:
- Even though you’re designing the physical shape, still have to think about how the hardware intimately connects with the casing and material structure of apple watch and iphone