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Letting Objects speak

Leblanc, Tatjana // 2011
“We seem as a species to be driven by a desire to make meanings: above all we are surely Homo significans - meaning makers“ D. Chandler
Communication is not limited to words, sounds or gestures that ...

MEANING-BASED ASSESSMENT IN CREATIVE DESIGN

Casakin, Hernan; Kreitler, Shulamith // 2011
The paper reports a novel approach to the assessment of design creativity by means of the meaning system. The introduction of main constructs of meaning corresponding to the theory of meaning by ...

NOVELTY— Not in Harmony, But in Unity

Ahmed,Saleem // 2011
This paper studies the role of novelty in the structure of beauty in product design. While designing a product,the design elements are arranged in accordance with the design principles until unity is ...

Opportunities Offered by Additive Manufacturing in Creative Businesses: Informing Designers

Anthony, Richard William; Evans, Martyn; Rennie, Allan Edward Watson; Kirkby, Eddie // 2011
An understanding of the opportunities offered by new and rapidly developing manufacturing technologies is essential to successful new product development. Designers, be they students or those in the ...

Preference holds priority in preference? Methodological approach to intuitive choice

Kim, SuKyoung; Cho, Youngil; Niki, Kazuhisa; Yamanaka, Toshimasa // 2011
How to design more attractive has been addressed as an important issue both in design and design education societies. Because, attractive is significant value for designing a something new, also for ...

PROBLEMS AND POTENTIALS IN THE CREATION OF NEW OBJECTS

Juhl, Joakim; Gylling, Martin // 2011
In this paper we will based on two case studies, explore the creation of new objects in two very different contexts, being the art of painting and the fluid-mechanical engineering. From an empirical ...

Product Design Specifications and Design Creativity, are they compatible?

Wilgeroth, Paul // 2011
Dyslexia is a widely acknowledged learning disability (UK Government, 1993) and it widely also known that Art & Design higher education in the UK attracts a large proportion of these students (BDC, ...

Responding to Design Industry Skill Gaps: a Model of Business Practice Education of Undergraduate Design Students

Hall, Nicholas, Andrew; Velez-Colby, Fiona // 2011
The productivity and growth of UK firms depends on innovation and creativity to differentiate goods and services so they can capitalise on local and global markets. For the UK Design Industry the ...

SCENARIO-BASED DESIGN IN DESIGN PATTERN MINING

Iacob, Claudia // 2011
Design patterns are tools to support social creativity in that they allow communities of designers to make available knowledge related to design experiences, such as problems, solutions and design ...

SEVEN YEARS OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN INDUSTRY – EXPERIENCES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPPORTING ENGINEERING DESIGN WITH ‘THINKING TOOLS’

Matthiesen, Sven // 2011
At the centre of the present contribution is the part of the engineering design process in which the embodiment design is created. On the basis of the author's experiences in industrial ...

Stimulating Creative Solutions by Visualizing the Design Vision

Eggink, Wouter // 2011
Since Jean Baudrillard, it has become apparent that we live in a world that is dominated by visual images. At the same time Anna Valtonen has argued that the design profession is shifting its ...

Strategic Questions for Design Education for Sustainability

Claes, Merel; O'Rafferty, Simon; O'Connor, Frank // 2011
The world we live in is in a dynamic process of social, environmental, political, economical and infrastructural change. The educational system can prepare future professionals for operating in this ...

Student Creativity and Motivation in Educational Process – Case Study

Vukašinovi // 2011
The change in the curriculum at The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, was an opportunity to influence the students’ perception of the design and the new product development ...

SUCCESS CRITERIA FOR IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABILITY INFORMATION IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Aschehoug, Silje Helene; Boks, Casper // 2011
The novel contribution of this article is the result from a group creativity session with product designers in the automotive industry supply chain with the purpose of developing success criteria for ...

Sustainability in the Product Design Curriculum; Evaluating the Effectiveness of Integration in Project-based Learning

Green, Clare Ruth // 2011
This paper presents a case study in the context of experiential learning in product design teaching at university level. In the "Basic Design" cycle, years one and two in the product design ...

Teaching Design & Engineering Students how to handle the Form Giving issue

Rampino, Lucia; Gorno, Roberta // 2011
This paper goes over an educational activity held at the Design Faculty of Politecnico di Milano in the Design&Engineering Master Course. Design&Engineering MC is an inter-faculty course where ...

Teaching students in project management – a survey from a project semester

Helten, Katharina; Spillmann, Miriam; Brandstetter, Duygu; Udo, Lindemann // 2011
Even if most subjects in the mechanical engineering curriculum focus on “hard” facts such as mechanics, material sciences etc., soft skills as well as process knowledge become increasingly important. ...

Technical Product Optimisation a new course integrating DfA and LCA

Langeveld, Lau // 2011
Technical Product Optimisation (TPO) is a second year course of the Bachelor of Industrial Design Engineering [1] at Delft University of Technology. The course has a DfA and an LCA practical ...

THE BENFITS AND PITFALLS OF DIGITAL DESIGN TOOLS

Marion, Tucker J; Fixson, Sebastian // 2011
Digital design has become pervasive to all aspects of the development process. The potential benefits of digital design include rapid iterations, the development of quick prototypes, and the ability ...

The Construction of My Perspective

Hari, K. P // 2011
In this paper, I reflect on my long immersion in textual materials from diverse domains of cognitive sciences,philosophy of mind, neuroscience, biology, social sciences, architecture, technology and ...

The Design Approach and Activity-Led Learning

Tovey, Michael John; Davies, John // 2011
Two approaches to design and engineering pedagogy have been developed at Coventry University. They are the Design Approach which is being applied in the Industrial Design Department and Activity Led ...

The Epistemic Role of Artefacts in Creative Design and Knowledge Creation

Richter, Christoph; Allert, Heidrun // 2011
Although the crucial role of shared artefacts as a means to create common understanding, to ground discourse and to pursue novel ideas has been widely recognized, the concept of artefact appears to ...

THE IMPACT OF EXAMPLES ON CREATIVE DESIGN: EXPLAINING FIXATION AND STIMULATION EFFECTS

Agogué, Marine; Kazakçi, Akin; Weil, Benoit; Cassotti, Mathieu // 2011
Converging evidences have indicated that the ability to generate creative ideas could be limited by recently activated knowledge such as examples of solutions. However, neuroimaging studies have ...

The Importance of Prototyping for Education in Product Innovation Engineering

Berglund,Anders; Grimheden,Martin // 2011
Newsweek Magazine recently published a list of the ‘world’s best design programs’. The eye catching notion was the predominance towards active learning, and in particular the extensive use of ...

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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