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Innovation in knowledge exchange: An approach to the dissemination of research findings in support of design practice

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Title
Innovation in knowledge exchange: An approach to the dissemination of research findings in support of design practice
Author
Self, James A.Dalke, HilaryEvans, Mark
Issue Date
2012-10
Publisher
DESIGN RESEARCH SOCIETY
Citation
ART, DESIGN & COMMUNICATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION, v.10, no.2, pp.127 - 146
Abstract
The ability to embody design intentions is critical to an industrial designer's studio practice. From the design sketch to 3D computer-aided design, an increasing variety of design tools are employed in the embodiment of design proposals. A literature review identified the implicit characteristics of tool use during design activity. These characteristics were employed in surveys of design practitioners and design students. Findings indicated a tendency for student design activity to be characterized by convergence and less exploration, early fixation and attachment to concept, in contrast to the practitioners' more divergent and iterative approach. A concern for conventional research dissemination, articulated through conference papers and academic journals, to engage a practice-orientated audience lead to the development of a digital resource (IDsite). The paper describes an interim pilot of the resource. Findings suggest, although IDsite requires further development, the approach has relevance in terms of the communication of design knowledge.
URI
https://scholarworks.unist.ac.kr/handle/201301/3942
DOI
10.1386/adch.10.2.127_1
ISSN
1474-273X
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