"Design professionals use physical models to develop and test their ideas so they can then showcase and explain those ideas to others. Why not just use digital models? Sometimes, as the saying goes, seeing is believing. Whether it is about testing out a creative idea or helping a client understand your solution, physical models can be valuable tools. Physical models are often part of the “Brainstorm” and “Develop Solutions” steps of the design process.
Physical Model Making - Level 1 shows that you made something with your hands, and that’s a big accomplishment. This badge recognizes that you created a physical model as part of the design process, no matter how complete or perfect it is."
- You made an effort to put your thoughts into three dimensions