The stapler collection was also used to introduce students to another idea generation technique in the form of ‘Tools of Transformation’. The following points were explained to students with the stapler collection.
• Put to other uses
Stapler + Paper punch
Features: Easy pin loading, sliding lock stops staple pushing action during punching operation.
Transformation tools: Put to other use, adapt, combine, modify.
Features: Appealing and comfortable form, easy loading of staples, space for additional staples.
Transformation tools: Modify, rearrange, and combine.
Features: Staplers are not limited to papers only, but extended to stapling canvas or flex banners to wooden frames. Staple is pushed out with such a great force that, it is called as Staple Gun
Transformation tools: Adapt, magnify, modify, rearrange
Features: Different type of mechanism that uses reusable clips for clipping a bunch of papers.
Transformation tools: Modify magnify, rearrange, and substitute.