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Designers’ search for relevant knowledge and the emergence of design innovation

Popovic, Vesna (2007) Designers’ search for relevant knowledge and the emergence of design innovation. In ConnectED : International Conference on Design Education, 9-12 July 2007, University of New South Wales, Sydney.

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Abstract

This is a further development of work related to the study of design knowledge and how this knowledge contributes to the development of design expertise. The intention of this work was to illustrate how designers – novice and experts search for the relevant knowledge within the design domain and how this knowledge contributes to the design of innovative devices. Therefore the main trust of this paper is to explore the above within the product design domain. Therefore, the current research identified the differences and similarities between novice and expert designers’ search. It also identified where and how that knowledge contributed to the emergence of an innovative design outcome. Novice and expert search has been integrated into the relevant models.

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ID Code: 20953
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: design reserach, design knowledge, design expertise, design education
ISBN: 9780646481470
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 University of New South Wales
Deposited On: 03 Jun 2009 14:39
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:42

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