Participatory Production by End Users and Industrial Accumulation
In 20th century, the mass production technology enabled industry to provide people with convenient products with low prices, and it contributed to increase of the welfare of people. However, at the same time, the mass production enforced the people to forgive to pursue the product highly meet their needs of large varieties. In 21st century, with the great progress of information and communication technology, industry is acquiring ability of making products for each consumer. Especially accumulation of thousands of small industrial farms has large potential as platform of such markets. Participation of the end users in production process for their own is one of the key activities in realization of such emergent market. In this study, aiming at participation of end users in production process, various coordination and facilitation of participation such as ethnographical field work to figure out realistic needs, and workshop of prototyping of products to make idea of products concrete as well as various learning occurring in such activities and its support.