fun isn’t it to work together with someone, who has a complete different way of
thinking, and add new points of view to a subject?
people put their heads together, they will meet a task with their individual
perspective and knowledge, even if they should have the same background in
education and experience. Because there
will always be some parts of their life that has been different, besides the
distinctions between personalities.
really interesting to get to know another perspective, to see a task from a new
angle. Very often it gives a wider view, and more opportunities for which
solution to choose.
cooperate with a six-year-old, gives indeed some new angles. And whatever
thoughts one might have about what’s possible or not, they will have to be
thought once again. Because a six-year-old will not leave a question open, or
accept something as a problem without being given a very good reason.
jacket, Duo, is the result of cooperation between mother and son. He wanted
both Superman and Batman on his jacket, and his mother thought that would be
quite difficult to manage in a pattern for knitting. Her six-year-old insisted on
how easy it would be, and draw the motives from his point of view, into a chart.
Of course the two superheroes on the jacket are not look-alike to the
originals, but the six-year-old had made a motive he was happy with. And he had
shown his mother a new angle to work on further with the design.