A qualitative study of the challenges faced by material designers when developing DIY-materials

DS 104: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2020), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 10th -11th September 2020

Year: 2020
Editor: Buck, Lyndon; Bohemia, Erik; Grierson, Hilary
Author: Asbjørn Sörensen, Charlotte; Thyni, Emma
Series: E&PDE
Institution: Malmö University, Sweden
Section: Educating Designers and Engineers for a Sustainable Future in Design and Engineering Education
DOI number: https://doi.org/10.35199/EPDE.2020.76
ISBN: 978-1-912254-10-1


The recent academic literature on material practices within design has revealed the emergence of a new design discipline, DIY-materials (Mariani, Rampino 2019, Rognoli, Bianchini et al. 2015, Rognoli, Ayala Garcia 2018). Designers educated in DIY-material

Keywords: DIY-materials; Material Driven Design; Experiential Knowledge; Material education; Product design


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