The approach taken to the software gives us strong clues as to what our design workflow might become, and how our roles might evolve. With Dreamcatcher, the value of the designer comes less in the direct creation of form—functional or stylistic—and more in the definition of the design problem and criteria. In a video that outlines how they have used the software to help design a pretty wild-looking car, research scientist Erin Bradner says “instead of specifying points, lines, and surfaces, a CAD designer of the future will specify goals and constraints, they’ll think at a higher level about their design problem.”