Open collaborative design/See also
The two articles above also list examples of existing open collaborative design projects. As this methodology becomes better known and the toolset more powerful then the projects undertaken in this manner will gradually increase in sophistication, capability and impact.
- On the viability of the Open Source Development model for the design of physical objects (Lessons learned from the RepRap project) - Erik de Bruijn's Masters thesis Nov 2010
- http://www.eurekamagazine.co.uk/article/40994/Crowdsourcing-design-model-is-moving-forward-fast.aspx - going down the proprietary software route, but an interesting article