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Creativity and Innovtion: Developing Design Thinking and Visual Communication Skills

Trowsdale, D. B.; McKay, A.; Giard, J. // 2012
A common feature of today‘s societal challenges lies in their complexity. Society‘s ability to address these problems depends on education programmes developing in their graduates competencies and ...

Creativity Comparisons between Japanese and European at the Concept Creation Stage

Gentner, A.; Bouchard, C.; Esquivel, D.; Oprea, G. // 2012
The study presented in this article aims to measure the impact of sensory, cognitive and affective modalities and the influence of designer‘s culture on the association of ideas phase during creative ...

Creativity in Car Design – The Behaviour at the Edges

Dowlen, C. // 2012
The paper is developed from a longer evaluation of the history of car design. This larger evaluation used statistical processes for investigating the direction of history. Rather than looking at the ...

Creativity in craft led design: the Tools are the rules

MacLachlan, L.; Earl, C.; Eckert, C. // 2012
The co-evolution of new forms with specified tools characterises craft led design. Formal views of design and creativity may be characterised by the manipulation of the rules of a knowledge domain. ...

Creativity in Design Education: The Effect of C-K’S C-constructs

Zeiler, Wim // 2012
The design of buildings is complex and requires the support of multi-disciplinary design teams. Therefore a supportive design approach has been developed: Integral Design. Integral Design combines an ...

Creativity in the First Year of an MEng Degree

Valentine, Rod // 2012
Creativity is a requirement of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) stipulating within its specific learning outcomes that accredited degree courses deliver creativity. ...

Creativity on demand

Linse, Charlotta; Jerbrant, Anna; Engwall, Mats // 2012
The purpose of this paper is to analyze how designers perceive that managerial structures affect creativity and efficiency in the design work. The findings indicate that the designers think their ...

Creativity, Surprise & Design: An Introduction and Investigation

Brown, D. C. // 2012
This paper weaves together some of the basic ideas about surprise, and creativity, in the context of design. Situations in which design surprise might occur are identified, and a few are discussed in ...

Defining Creativity as Problem Solving in Graphic Design Education

Alhajri, S. A. // 2012
yet it is difficult to find a definition of creativity that suits all fields. This paper argues that creativity in relation to graphic design education can be defined as problem solving. This paper ...

Design and Control of a Prosthetic Knee for Transfemoral Amputation

Taga, Ö.; Yaman, K.; Ye, K.K. // 2012
In this study, transfemoral amputations and prosthetic knees evolved for transfemoral amputations are investigated and the electronic control unit of prosthetic knees is designed. The first stages of ...

Design and Emotions: A Design Method Based on Neurosciences

Maiocchi, M.; Pillan, M. // 2012
Many neuroscience studies put in evidence that emotions are physical conditions related to the effects of different neurotransmitters on many body organs, as a result of stimuli received by the ...

Design Cognition Differences When Using Structured and Unstructured Concept Generation Creativity Techniques

Gero, J. S.; Jiang, H.; Williams, C. B. // 2012
This paper presents the results of measuring and comparing design cognition while using different creativity techniques for concept generation in collaborative engineering design settings. Eleven ...

Design for Sustainable Behaviour in Design Education

Boks, Casper; Zachrisson Daae, Johannes // 2012
This paper reports on how Design for Sustainable Behaviour has been integrated in a design course. Based on a teaching philosophy aiming to provide students with a holistic view on design, and ...

Design Led Innovation

Childs, Peter; Leon, Nicholas; Runcie, Carolyn // 2012
For the last three years a course has been offered to MEng students in their third or fourth year of studies called Design Led Innovation and New Venture Creation. The rationale for offering the ...

Design to Connect: Creative Tools to Design Joining Methods in Products

Bleuzé, T.; Detand, J.; Debaets, P. // 2012
Creativity is the main force behind design and innovation. Joining methods play an important role in product design ...

Designing Emotional Services for Underground Stations

Pillan, M.; Maiocchi, M.; Galli, F. // 2012
Underground stations, while offering necessary access points to public transportation service facilities, offer great opportunities of urban dinamization. The paper presents the results of a design ...

Differences in Creative Design Assessment

Wojtczukand, A.; Bonnardel, N. // 2012
In the context of today‘s highly competitive society, brands need to attract the audience‘s attention in ways that are assessed as attractive and creative. It is therefore essential to investigate ...

Discourse of Design and Art Education

Freimane, Aija // 2012
Although design has its roots in arts education, in the context of economic crisis and the need to develop Creative Industries in Latvia, it was decided to re-profile 100 professional art teachers to ...

Drafting of a Patent Application as a Strategy for Engineering Design Education

Lloveras, Joaquim // 2012
This article highlights the process of designing, with drafting a patent as strategy to improve the designs of new products, in academia. The patent system discourages the copy of registered ...

Dubious Role of Formal Creativity Techniques in Professional Design

Laakso, M.; Liikkanen, L. A. // 2012
Formal problem-solving and creativity techniques have repeatedly been promoted to designers by consultants and scholars. However, there has been little research about the adoption and usefulness of ...

Educating Creativity – Experiences from the International Summer University on Creativity Engineering

Ostad-Ahmad-Ghorabi, H.; Collado-Ruiz, D. // 2012
Creativity is an essential source for new ideas, new achievements and innovation. It is thus surprising that training of creativity is insufficient in schools and universities. While students and ...

Elevating the Perception of Design Creativity to Increase Customer Satisfaction

Shams, M.; Busayawan, L.; Silve, S. // 2012
This is one of the first studies to explore the perception of design creativity in the airline industry. As a starting point, the relationship between creativity, design and customer satisfaction in ...


Žavbi ,R.; Fain, N.; Duhovnik ,J. // 2012
A series of experiments to shed light on usefulness of a computer tool was started. The first experiment showed that there is statistical significance in variety of design concepts generated by the ...

Employing Random Processes and Storytelling for Design Creativity

Oswald, D.; Kettenhofen, A. // 2012
This paper describes and demonstrates teaching methods and results from seminars that employed random processes and combinatorics in the ideation phase, and storytelling for concept development ...

Boolean Searches

The following examples demonstrate some search strings that use boolean operators:

  • design community
    Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.
  • +design +community
    Find rows that contain both words.
  • +design community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but rank rows higher if they also contain “community”.
  • +design -community
    Find rows that contain the word “design” but not “community”.
  • +design ~community
    Find rows that contain the word “design”, but if the row also contains the word “community”, rate it lower than if row does not.
  • +design +(>community <decisions)
    Find rows that contain the words “design” and “community”, or “design” and “decisions” (in any order), but rank “design community” higher than “design decisions”
  • design*
    Find rows that contain words such as “design”, “designs”, “designing”, or “designer”.
  • "some words"
    Find rows that contain the exact phrase “some words” (for example, rows that contain “some words of wisdom” but not “some noise words”). Note that the " characters that enclose the phrase are operator characters that delimit the phrase. They are not the quotation marks that enclose the search string itself.

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