Chapter 1

What Is a Portfolio?

A design–tech portfolio is a well-planned portable case that features problem-solving procedures, appealing conceptions, and key materials related to different projects. These materials are carefully organized so it can serve various functions when presented to others:

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1.  It can serve as a showcase of the artistry, special skills, personal style, volume of work, and process of a designer or a technician.

2.  It can be used as a reference archive where the designer or technician features the processes that led to ingenuous design solutions.

3.  It can work as a storybook that emphasizes the individual’s history, ...

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