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AROUND YOU: HOW DESIGNERS GET INSPIRED

Gonçalves, Milene Guerreiro; Cardoso, Carlos; Badke-Schaub, Petra // 2011
Searching for sources for inspiration during the design process is a widespread activity and it is considered as a crucial step for most designers, independent of the degree of expertise. However, ...

Assessing creativity: proposition

Askland, Hedda Haugen; Ostwald, Michael J; Williams, Anthony // 2011
The assessment of creative works is one of the most contentious issues facing contemporary design educators. This problem was first recognised by Donald Schön (1985, 1987) in his early work of ...

ASSESSING QUALITY OF IDEAS IN CONCEPTUAL MECHANICAL DESIGN

Lewis, William P; Field, Bruce W; Weir, John G // 2011
A recurring theme in engineering design is the need to upgrade the performance of existing systems and products as potential defects overlooked in the original design come to light during operation ...

ASSOCIATIVE THINKING AS A DESIGN STRATEGY AND ITS RELATION TO CREATIVITY

Casakin, Hernan // 2011
Associative thinking can help designers to reflect over a problem situation by focusing on unrelated perspectives. During this process, a mapping of high order relations can be established between a ...

Boost Business by Design

Lockwood, Joseph Benjamin; McAra-McWilliam, Irene; Reid, Iain // 2011
‘Creating Cultures of Innovation’ is a unique project that works with Scottish Industry to embed creativity as a collective skill within organisations. Supported by the Scottish Funding Council and ...

Business-Design Laboratory: a Strategy for Innovation

Betancourt, Maria Clara; Mejía Puig, Luis Alfonso // 2011
The contribution of industrial design schools to the development of innovative products is well known around the industrialized world. In Latin American countries like Colombia, industrial design is ...

Can a Virtual Design Environment Enhance Group Creativity and the Use of Stimuli?

Elias, E. W. A.; Chamakiotis, P.; Howard, T. J.; Dekoninck, E. A.; Culley, S. J. // 2011
It is a common perception that creativity for design is best performed in a collaborative, group environment.Group idea generation and brainstorm sessions are of widespread practice across ...

Changing Mindsets, Improving Creativity and Innovation in Engineering Education

Berglund, Anders; Klasén, Ida; Hansson, Mats; Grimheden, Martin // 2011
Universities need to reconfigure and rethink existing engineering beliefs in order to keep promoting students that can target and capitalize on tomorrow’s opportunities. This put pressure on ...

CHARACTERIZING REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN DESIGN – WHAT ABOUT THOSE IDEAS YOU GET IN THE SHOWER?

Currano, Rebecca M.; Steinert, Martin; Leifer, Larry J. // 2011
Innovation is in part driven by creative ideation, particularly in the fuzzy front-end of the design process, which has been described and studied as a process of reflection-in-action [1]. We ...

COLLABORATIVE IDEA GENERATION USING DESIGN HEURISTICS

Yilmaz, Seda; Christian, James L.; Daly, Shanna R.; Seifert, Colleen M.; Gonzalez, Richard // 2011
Creative strategies play a central role in successful concept generation; however, few studies have documented the application of creative strategies in engineering design. From protocol studies of ...

Commercivity

Childs, Peter; Fountain, Rod // 2011
Creativity can be defined as the ability to imagine or invent something new of value. In the engineering domain, for example, in common with many workplace and social experiences, creativity is both ...

CONDUCTING PRELIMINARY DESIGN AROUND AN INTERACTIVE TABLETOP

Kendira, Atman; Gidel, Thierry; Jones, Alistair; Lenne, Dominique; Barthčs, Jean-Paul; Moulin, Claude // 2011
Our work lies at the intersection of preliminary design and tabletop groupware. We have constructed our own prototype, named the TATIN table, to begin developing applications for design teams. During ...

Creating Innovation: Stifling Education

Crisp, Alan Roy // 2011
Business, commerce and industry are extolled to be creative, innovative and entrepreneurial, education, particularly HE is now drawn into the arena, but in what sense and for why? One questions at ...

Creating Inspiration in Design Education

Sonneveld, Marina Henrieke // 2011
To become a designer is to develop oneself as a creative person: an authentic personality with a strong drive to explore new paths and to create new possibilities. This development needs to be ...

Creating Participatory Design Tools: A Didactic Experience

Canina, Marita; Coccioni, Elisabetta // 2011
The aim of this paper is to describe the didactic experimentation conducted on the involvement of the user in the design process at the Politecnico of Milan during the Final Synthesis Design Studio ...

Creative Experiences of Product Engineering Design Teaching and Company-University Agreements

Lloveras, Joaquim // 2011
The strategies of project style and creativity have been applied in teaching and in agreements between companies and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), in the School of Industrial ...

Creative Lean Design Process

Verma,Kumar Alok; Das,Kumar Lalit ; Erande,Surendra Ameya // 2011
Use of lean principles in product design process reduces time and cost of designs but it does not look at creativity in design. Creativity in design process is one of the important parameters ...

Creative Processes as a Medium for Learning Design Competence

Aksnes, Dagfinn // 2011
As design thinking and design competence become more sought after across society and globally, there appears to be a need to develop strategies and good practice in delivering learning and teaching ...

CREATIVE TEAMWORK IN QUICK PROJECTS DEVELOPMENT QPD, 24 HOURS OF INNOVATION

Jiménez-Narvaez, Luz-Maria; Choulier, Denis; Legadeur, Jeremy; Gardoni, Mickael // 2011
In this paper, we are interested in the analysis of the creative activity of charrettes of innovation in product design. The charettes are “an intensive, concentrated and deadline oriented group ...

CREATIVITY TECHNIQUES FOR A COMPUTER AIDED INVENTING SYSTEM

Russo, Davide; Montecchi, Tiziano // 2011
The development of Computer Aided Inventing system, assisting product designer in their creative stage, is a lengthy process because lack of a real systematization of design knowledge for software ...

CULTURE AND CONCEPT DESIGN: A STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL TEAMS

Wodehouse, Andrew J; Maclachlan, Ross; Grierson, Hilary J; Strong, David // 2011
This paper explores the relationship between culture and performance in concept design. Economic globalisation has meant that the management of global teams has become of strategic importance in ...

Curriculum Design: Among the Ideological and Emotional: Ruptures and Sutures.

Polo, Viviana // 2011
Training in design requires multiple optical undeniably, that allow their formation and action curriculum. So, from the basic definition of design as a science that can be integrated to validate the ...

Design Mashup: Personal Objects meet Narrative in Contemporary Design

Howell, Bryan; Christensen, Seth // 2011
An engaging story is at the heart of every notable design. this paper proposes a method of teaching students hw to employ narrative in their own design work. Students first construct a short, ...

Design Thinking and Analysis a Case Study in Design for Social Wellbeing

Dorst,Kees; Tietz, Christian // 2011
In the last few years, “Design Thinking” has gained popularity – it is now seen as an exciting new paradigm for dealing with problems in sectors as a far afield as IT, Business, Education and ...

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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