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Safe Environments for Innovation - Developing a New Multidisciplinary Masters Programme

Bailey, Mark; Smith,Neil // 2010
This paper outlines the research and resulting curriculum design activities conducted as a collaborative venture between Northumbria University’s School of Design, School of Computing, Engineering ...


Wiegers, T.; Song, Y.; Vergeest, J. S. M. // 2010
Shape communication was observed in an experiment. Fourteen subject pairs explained the shape of ten objects to each other. All subjects applied shape metaphors, in particular for the five clay ...

Shared Insights in Design Processes – A Discussion of In-vivo Evidence in and beyond Existing Creativity Frameworks

Wiltschnig, Stefan; Onarheim, Balder; Christensen, Bo T // 2010
This paper presents evidence for shared insight moments in real world design processes in the context of product development for a large international medical appliance manufacturer. The findings are ...


Schroeer, B.; Kain, A.; Lindemann, U. // 2010
Different idea generation methods find application in conceptual product design to support creativity. While these methods are applied successfully on lower levels of product concretization, not many ...

The Creation Model in Image Design

Takada, Tetsuo // 2010
This study visualizes the creation process for image design. In research which regards an image plastically as a concept and a thinking process, the "creative thinking" of Paul Clay can be ...


Vint, L. A. // 2010
Designers are considered as an integral part of the creative industry; however, in reality they represent the consequence business. Designing involves problem solving and improving people's ...

The ‘X’ Factor: A Hypothesis to Find the Roots of Creativity

Duwarahan, Rajendra // 2010
How many factors are out there to have an impact on design creativity? We are in need of creativity because capturing knowledge of a process and emulating or automating it is becoming increasingly ...

Toy design as a tool

Eriksson, Yvonne; Jerregård, Helena // 2010
The aim of this paper is to report the results of the undergraduate project course Toy Design for Creative Play (Mälardalen University, Sweden) based on human-centred design. It can be described as a ...

Toying With Creative Design: Starting to Design Instruments of Play

Heljakka, Katriina Irja // 2010
The essential elements in building fun and memorable experiences may have to do with playfulness and gaming. The demand for toys among products consumed during leisure time is growing. The toy ...

Visualization – a Catalyst for Creativity in New Product Development (NPD)

Wikström, Anders // 2010
There is a keen need for research within the area of product development. The use of visualizations in the development process, especially, is often unstructured and ad hoc. By focusing on the ...

What if Creativity were 60 things not one: Towards a grammar of design

Greene, Richard Tabor // 2010
This paper reports pilot study results on 3 things: a) Creativity Models as a Possible Language of Design--- designers and others segment detailed protocols of actual design processes at points where ...

What is the Problem – Sustainability beyond light globes and water buckets?

Clune, Stephen John // 2010
This paper presents a methodology in an attempt to address the lacuna between the scale of unsustainability described in the literature – and the initiatives employed by designers and the ...

“Mind the Oddness Trap!” - Theory and Practice in Design Thinking

Noweski, Christine; Meinel, Christoph // 2010
In design thinking, theory and practice are closely interconnected. The theory serves as a blueprint, guiding companies in general and design teams in particular through the design process. Given ...

A Dialectical Approach to Solve Inventive Problems Using Genetic Algorithms and TRIZ: Searching for a Computer Aided Innovation Shell

Duran-Novoa, Roberto Alejandro; Leon-Rovira, Noel; Uresti, Eduardo // 2009
Inventive problems need creativity to be solved, which is usually believed to be beyond comprehension and, thus, methodology. TRIZ and Genetic Algorithms (GAs) have shown that this is at least ...

A Leading Role for Design as an Economic Development Enabler

Wood, Bruce Macleod // 2009
Economic development agencies at national and regional levels have recognised the importance of design and creativity as a driver toward growth, wealth creation and potentially company and job ...

A Structured Approach to Re-Organize for Creativity

Sosa, Manuel; Danilovic, Mike // 2009
One of the most difficult challenges when managing innovation is to identify the individuals within the organization that need to work closely with each other to maximize the generation of creative ...

Analyzing Creativity Methods

Sarkar,Prabir ; Chakrabarti,Amaresh // 2009
There exists many creativity enhancing methods or techniques. Some of these methods could be more effective than others. Analyzing techniques to select the most suitable one is an important issue ...

Aspects of Nonlinearity in Conceptual Design

Kroll, Ehud; Condoor, Sridhar S. // 2009
Systematic Design methods present a sequential model of conceptual design, whereby function structures are established, solution principles sought, and then combined to form the product concept. We ...

Assessing Design Methods for Functional Representation and Concept Generation: Strategies and Preliminary Results

Tate, Derrick; Agarwal, Aditya; Zhang, Linjing // 2009
To support collaborative conceptual design, methods for functional representation and concept generation are essential. Many methods have been proposed following various design theories, but little ...

Cognition, Intelligence, Creativity to Innovation

Das,Kumar Lalit ; Kumar,L. Kris // 2009
Understanding the growth of cognition, intelligence, creativity and innovativeness is essential for the development of design education, generally stymied by uneasy tussle between science and arts. ...

Collaboration Support System for Analyzing Individual Differences Based on Designers’ Idea Evaluation

Kobayashi, Masakazu; Higashi, Masatake // 2009
In our previous research, we focused on the creative aspects of collaboration and proposed an analytical method of ideas created by designers during collaborative design projects. This method ...

Comparing creative behaviours observed when D and D sketch modelling and when using CAD

Musta'amal, Aede Hatib; Norman, Eddie; Hodgson, Tony // 2009
At E&PDE08, the authors presented a paper that demonstrated links between the use of computeraided design (CAD) when designing and a 'creative behaviours model' derived from published research into ...

Creating a Better World by International Collaboration in Product Innovation Engineering - The PIEp Way

Grimheden, Martin; Berglund, Anders // 2009
This article summarizes efforts undertaken within the Swedish Product Innovation Engineering program (PIEp), in the area of education for product innovation. A key aspect of the program is to create ...

Creating better communities: involving design students in regeneration projects

Schaber, Friedemann // 2009
How can University Design students pursue their studies imaginatively whilst making a real contribution to the community and built environment in an English Midlands town? The paper discusses the ...

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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