Wednesday, 02 February
9:00-9:30 WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION DESK OPEN
9:30-10:40 CONFERENCE OPENING - Sapienza University of Rome Welcome; Phillip Kalantzis-Cope, Common Ground Publishing, USA; Presentation for the Award for Excellence in the area of design principles and practices; Presentation of Graduate Scholar Recipients
10:45-13:00 Parallel Sessions
10:45-10:45 11:20-11:50 11:55-12:25 12:30-13:00
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Room 2
Designing an Online Course to Bring the Virtual Professor to Life
Dr. Katy Herbold, Graduate Studies in Education, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, USA
Overview: Online learning environments can lack personalization, with little or no connection between instructor and students. This session provides options for enhancing these connections.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
"Understanding Ambiguity, Tension and Discord in Design"
Prof. Richard Pratt, Department of Design, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, USA
Overview: An examination of the roles that ambiguity, tension and discord necessarily play in the form and linguistics of visual communication.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Designing Instruction for the Digital Native
Dr. Jozenia Colorado, Instructional Design and Technology, Emporia State University, Emporia, USA
Overview: This presentation discusses characteristics of the Digital Native as well as how to design instructional environments for the Digital Native using technology such as mobile devices and social networking sites.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Images for an Unknown Public: The Peculiar History of Webcams
Prof. Jenny Vogel, Studio Art College of Visual Arts and Design, The University of North Texas, Denton, USA
Overview: This presentation examines the phenomenon of webcams through the lens of critical and philosophical texts.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
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A Can of Worms: Has Visual Communication a Position of Influence on Aesthetics of Interaction?
Dave Wood, Graphic Design for Digital Media School of Engineering and Computing, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Overview: This paper uncovers if other design disciplines claim a phenomenological position on aesthetics of interaction, to decide if visual communication still can claim a position of influence on interaction design.
Theme: Industrial Design
Designing for the Most Vulnerable: Reducing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Positional Asphyxia
Michael Elwell, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Urbana, Urbana, USA
Dr. Deana McDonagh, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Urbana, Urbana, USA
Overview: This paper discusses and illustrates the design process for a crib that reduces the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and positional asphyxia.
Theme: Industrial Design
Bucky vs. the Victorians: The Application of Scripting to Form Development in Industrial Design
Colin Owen, Industrial Design, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Overview: Through the lens of opposing historical precedents, we can evaluate the state, role, and future of form manipulation in design today.
Theme: Industrial Design
Development of a Product Characteristics in the Early Stages of DesignProcess: A Designer’s Approach
Hassan Alli, Centre for product Design and Manufacturing, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Zahari Taha, Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Overview: Survey on how the characteristic of a new product envolves in the early stages of product design
Theme: Industrial Design
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The Poetic Dimension: Reading Words and Reading Images
Donald Tarallo, Art Department, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, USA
Overview: A paper concerning the poetic relationships between words and images.
Theme: Design Research
Ageing Productively through Design? A Survey of Cement Manufacturing Workers
Dr. Elaine Yolande Gosling, Loughborough School of Design, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Dr. Diane Elizabeth Gyi, Loughborough School of Design, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Prof. Alistair Gibb, Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Prof. Roger Haslam, Loughborough School of Design, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Overview: The session is an investigation of workplace and equipment design in relation to ageing was conducted to understand workforce needs across different industrial sectors in the UK.
Theme: Design Research
Visual Ideology: Representing Political Ideas with Image
Anthony Watkins, Department of Art, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, USA
Overview: This project asks viewers to make decisions as to images that best represent their visual definition of political terms or ideas.
Theme: Design Research
Graphic Material: New Material Directions in Graphic Design Practice
Aaron Seymour, School of Commuication Arts, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Overview: New fabrication technologies are shifting the material and conceptual frontiers of visual communications. This presentation gives an overview of Graphic Material, an exhibition of graphic works exploring this transition.
Theme: Design Research
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An Axiomatic Approach to Digital Enterprise Design: From Conception to Realization
Prof. Dr. Walter Rodriguez, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, USA
Overview: This paper presents a principle-based methodology for designing and developing digital and electronic enterprises.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Immersive Role of Non-Required Social Actions in Virtual Settings: The Example of Trade Role-Play in the Second Life Gorean Community
Dr. Matthieu J. Guitton, Centre de Recherche Université Laval Robert Giffard Faculty of Pharmacy, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
Overview: Using the example of a Second Life community, we show that non-required social interactions strongly contribute to the immersive power of virtual spaces, both at the individual and group level.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Bonded Design: Designing Web Portals for Children in Intergenerational Teams
Dr. Andrew Large, Faculty of Education, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Jamshid Beheshti, School of Information Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Overview: Presents a cooperative design methodology called Bonded Design in which adult designers and elementary school students collaborate to generate prototypes.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Multiple-Sensory Representation: Revealing User Experiences and Emotion in Interior Design
Jeffrey Haase, Department of Design, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Overview: The session is a demonstration of successful techniques that create a multiple sensory representation revealing user experiences and emotional connections to proposed spaces.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
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Synergisms: Building Modern in the Context of Historic Architecture
Stephen Day, Stephen Day Architecture, Seattle, USA
Overview: This presentation explores emerging ideas in how modern buildings can be carefully inserted in historical architectural contexts revealing the underlying principles in both old and new design.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Conceptual Design Changes Triggered by Timber Boards
Dr. Sandra Costa Santos, Architecture, CESUGA, University College Dublin, A Coruna, Spain
Overview: This work looks at various types of composite timber panels with a view to see the implications on how designers deal with this design unit.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Re-Creating Educational Spaces
Debra Ruben, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design Department of Architecture & Interiors, Drexel University, Berwyn, USA
Dr. Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis, Department of Architecture & Interiors Antoinette Wastphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Overview: This paper assesses the approaches and tangible outcomes of a workshop class that focused on educational spaces and user participation in the design process.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Design Principles and Observations of a Traditional Sustainable Settlement: Talas as a Case Study
Ozlem Sumengen, Institute of Science and Technology, Architecture - Building Sciences Programme, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Burcu Salgin, Institute of Science and Technology, Architecture uilding Sciences Programme, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Overview: Talas is a traditional sustainable settlement and this built environment acts as a living organism. In this paper, it is aimed to show the design principles of this sustainable settlement.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
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Prefab-interiority: Design Principles for a Sensuous Prefab Practice
Marie Frier, Department of Architecture & Design, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Anna Marie Fisker, Department of Architecture and Design, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Prof. Poul Henning Kirkegaard, Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Overview: The paper explores interiority as a theory and design principle for transforming constructive challenges into sensuous spatial detailing improving the architectural quality of the still often monotonous box-like prefabricated house.
Theme: Design Research
The Expression of Indigenous African Iconography in Afro-Cuban Visual Art: An Analysis of the Presence of Ekpe Graphic Symbols
Dr. Haig David-West, Department of Visual Communication and Design, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, USA
Overview: The work of selected contemporary Cuban artists of African descent is analyzed and the extent to and manner in which the iconography of the Ekpe society is expressed therein examined.
Theme: Design Research
From Page to Stage: The Art of Costume Design
Richard Donnelly, Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA
Overview: This session will explore the inspiration and creativity needed with the design of costumes for the stage.
Theme: Design Research
Designers, Clients and Consumers: What Do They Want?
Ulla Maria Ryynänen, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, Helsinki University and Aalto University School of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland
Overview: The purpose of this paper is to discuss reasons for differences between graphic designers’, clients’ and consumers’ understanding of the value of graphic design.
Theme: Design Research
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The Effect of the Merging of Design Disciplines: Implications for Product Design Education
Louise Kiernan, Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Overview: Design education has not kept up with the pace of change in industry. This paper considers how design disciplines have merged and education needs to respond to this.
Theme: Design Research
When Design Meets Agriculture: A Paridgmatic Transition from Design of Futility to Design of Utility
Loredana Di Lucchio, Department DATA - Section Design, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Overview: Nowadays, food is one of the most critical points and also a futile expressions of society. Is it possible for design to approach agriculture and imagine new social scenarios?
Theme: Design Research
Eco-Efficiency into the Lighting Design: From a Quantitative Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of the Available Light Bulbs to Qualitative Guidelines for Designing Innovative and Sustainable Lighting System
Cristina Allione, DIPRADI - Architectural and Industrial Design Department, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Paolo Tamborrini, DIPRADI - Architectural and Industrial Design Department, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Marta Elia, Industrial Design Degree Course 1^ Faculty of Architecture, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Overview: Starting from a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the environmental performances of the available light bulbs, the paper explains new scenario and guidelines for designing innovative and sustainable lighting system.
Theme: Design Research
13:00-13:45 LUNCH
13:45-17:10 Parallel Sessions
13:45-14:15 14:20-14:20 14:55-15:55 15:30-16:00 16:05-16:35 16:40-17:10
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Hijab Style Preferences in Urban Iranian Women
Dr. Kathy Mullet, Department of Design and Human Environment, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Fatemeh Fakhraie, USA
Overview: Since most humans are concerned with fashion, this study focuses on fashion within a context of a mandatory dress code.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
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The Women's Sun Mosaic: A Collaborative Public Art Project Symbolizing Hope, Strength and Transformation
Dr. Linda Szabad-Smyth, Department of Art Education, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Overview: This presentation is a narrative and visual account of a community project that involved teaching and guiding a group of women with difficulties, towards the creation of a mosaic mural.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Backwards by Design: Assessment for Online Learners
Tony Pellegrini, College of Education, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, USA
Overview: “How do I know what my online students have learned?” This presentation is designed to assist online educators to know what their students have learned.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Upfront Design to Assure Instructor/Learner Success: Online University Coursework
Dr. Bruce Barker, Department of Graduate Studies in Education, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, USA
Overview: The session emphasizes the importance of highly structured syllabi supported by learning management software (e.g., BlackBoard) to promote effective online distance learning.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Challenge and Success: Information Design at Mount Royal University
Dr. Glenn Ruhl, Faculty of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
Overview: This paper presents a discussion of the challenges and successes a new information design degree has faced in preparing students in the art and science of “designing” information.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Designing Settings and Tools for Learning to Learn from Mathematics Teaching: The Use of Digital Video
Prof Rossella Santagata, Department of Education, University of California Irvine, Irvine, USA
Jody Guarino, Irvine, USA
Overview: This presentation will describe settings and tools we have created to facilitate future elementary school teachers' learning to systematically reflect and analyze mathematics teaching.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
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Infusing Cross-Cultural Understanding into a Professional Design Curriculum
Dr. Elaine L. Pedersen, Department of Design and Human Environment, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Dr. Kathy Mullet, Department of Human Environment and Design, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Dr. Kathryn Burton, Division of Design and Merchandising, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Dr. Amy Scarborough, Apparel Design and Fashion Merchandising, Georgian Southern University, Statesboro, USA
Overview: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the process of infusing cultural aspects into selected courses of the design curriculum.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
A Computing Studio Method for Teaching Digital Design
Leda van der Post, Department of Computing Sciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Dr Lester Cowley, Department of Computing Sciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Dr Lynette Barnard, Department of Computing Sciences, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Overview: This paper explores how creative design studio teaching methods could be used within a traditional computing education environment to promote creativity and design thinking.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Map Design and Social Awareness: An Ideal Combination for Graphic Design Students
Asst. Prof. Jessica Ring, Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education, Towson University, Towson, USA
Overview: In the search for graphic design projects that engage students in social issues while simultaneously examining additional aspects of design, map design is an ideal candidate.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Stage Design for Directors: Collaborative Teaching Approach
Don Mangone, Department of Theatre Arts, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
Overview: Present strategies for teaching stage design principles (set, costume, lights) to graduate and undergraduate student directors. Emphasis on interactive learning and students as collaborators.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Kandinsky’s Effect: Reflections on Synesthetic Lesson in Abstraction
Chutarat Laomanacharoen, Department of Interior Architecture School of Architecture and Design, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand
Overview: This paper is a quasi-experiment study in synesthetic lesson in abstraction based on Wassily Kandinsky’s cross-modality experiment to gain understanding in abstraction lesson design.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Multifaceted Benefits of Studio Based Service Learning
Jennifer Blanchard Belk, Department of Design, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, USA
Overview: This paper explores best practices for integrating service learning into upper level design studios to help visiting and full time instructors create enriching experiences and create community partnerships.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
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The Eportfolio: Is It Really Effective in Supporting the Professional Development of Teachers-in-Training?
Thierry Karsenti, Faculty of Education, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Simon Collin, Faculty of Education, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Sophie Goyer, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Overview: We present the results of a mixed-methods empirical exploratory study that aimed to better understand the eportfolio’s effectiveness in supporting the professional development of teachers in initial training programs.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Management System Design for Sustainable Excellence: A Framework and Methodology
Dr John Latham, Monfort College of Business, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, USA
Overview: Building on practice, case studies and several theories, this paper presents a framework and methodology for the design of management systems that create sustainable value for multiple stakeholders.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Job Design and the Disintermediation of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Peter Sietins, Department of Management, Bridgewater State Collge, Bridgewater, USA
Overview: Advancements in scientific and information technologies threaten the existence of the bachelor’s of science level clinical laboratory scientist. This study explores the role job design and the threat of disintermediation.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Using Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Community Building and Regeneration
Michele Rusk, School of Art & Design Faculty Art, Design & Built Environment Office of Innovation, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
Prof. Pauric McGowan, Business and Management Research Institute Ulster Business School, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
Prof. Gina Poncini, Department of Economics, Business and Statistics, University of Milan / Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Overview: This paper explores the changing role of design, entrepreneurship and communication in the development of innovative practices and interdisciplinary communities. It discusses specific cases, highlighting the significance of university-community dialogue.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Sustainable Design Management in Israeli Design Firms: The Integration of Social and Environmental Qualities into New Product Development Services
Elad Persov, Master of Industrial Design Program, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Overview: Design managers have the opportunity to promote sustainability in the crossroads of the development of new products and services, as they connect between the past and future of their clients.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
A Study of Design Rules, Methods and Assessments in Corporate Identity System
Prof. Sang-Duck Seo, Department of Art College of Fine Arts, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Overview: The purpose of this study is to seek design rules, methods and assessments of creating corporate identity for academic disciplines.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
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Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Pedagogy
Prof. Susan Martin Meggs, Department of Interior Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA
Dr. Annette G. Greer, Office of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA
Overview: This study reports on an innovative interdisciplinary pedagogy that engaged honors students in community service-learning for end of life care through the vehicles of art and health.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Principles of (Truly) Transdisciplinary Paradigms, Practices and Research
Dr Natalie McDonagh, McDonagh Design, Sydney, Australia
Overview: A portrait of a transdisciplinary practitioner and her practice, refashioned from frock design to a successful, commercial enterprise dedicated to cultivating mind, and the doctoral research investigating such an endeavour.
Theme: Design Research
Open Sandbox: New Modalities of Animation Delivery
Lee Cadieux, Design, The University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
Overview: Open Sandbox explores new modalities in an Animation Design landscape populated by wiki-supported discourse, virtual artefacts and MMORPG social networking.
Theme: Design Research
Sketching and Ideas Transformation in Automotive Design Conceptual Phase
Dr. Saiful Bahari Mohd Yusoff, Design Technology Programme Faculty of Applied and Creative Arts, University Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia
Zalina Ibrahim, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia
Overview: This research looks into the sketching process in automotive design conceptual phase and recommenda a new approach.
Theme: Industrial Design
Vernacular Ambience Being a Source of Design Inspiration: “Mesopotamia“ as a Case Study
Burcu Salgin, Architecture Building Sciences Programme Institute of Science and Technology, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ozlem Sumengen, Architecture Building Sciences Programme Institute of Science and Technology, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Overview: Mesopotamia is a fountain for designers with its historical and cultural richness. In this paper, it is aimed to show how Mesopotamia and its atmosphere are reflected in designers’ works.
Theme: Design Research
Tracking Creative Creatures: Tacit Knowledge Management in Practice-Based Research
Ian Marley, Graphic Design, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Prof. Franci Greyling, Department of Languages Creative Writing, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Overview: This presentation will discuss the management and convergence of tacit knowledge within a practice-based research context.
Theme: Design Research
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Designing for Clowns
Dr. Jamie Skidmore, Department of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada
Overview: This paper will examine set design for clown shows employing the Pochinko method, a process normally reserved for the creation of a clown character.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Moving Histories: The Use of Interactivity in the Examination of History
Chae Ho Lee, Department of Art and Art History, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, USA
Overview: This presentation explores the use of animations and interactivity in historical presentations.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Interaction Design – An Autonomous Discipline? How Traditional Design Disciplines and Interaction Design Relate Today and in the Future
Prof. David Oswald, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Bremen University of Applied Science, Bremen, Germany
Overview: There has been a trend towards Interaction Design as an autonomous discipline. Instead, Interaction Design could also migrate back into the traditional disciplines of Graphic and Product Design.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Design methods for Enhancing Product Service Systems in Science and Engineering Innovation
Dr. Alison Prendiville, Faculty of Design, London College of Commmunication, University of the Arts London, London, UK
Overview: Two case studies will be presented, which will explore the role of design research methods and their impact on technologically driven medical device development projects.
Theme: Engineering
Landing a CubeSat Payload on the Moon: The Vermont Space Grant Lunar Lander Project
Prof. William D. Lakin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
Prof. Carl Brandon, Vermont Technical College, Randolph, USA
Overview: Challenges of designing and deploying a CubeSat package that can achieve Lunar orbit insertion and a safe decent to the Lunar surface from an Earth--geosynchronous orbit will be discussed.
Theme: Engineering
Materials: Symbols and Senses
Vincent Gélinas-Lemaire, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures (Harvard), Harvard, Cambridge, USA
Overview: Deciphering the symbolism of common materials through their use in contemporary architecture and literature.
Theme: Engineering
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500 Years of Architecture: A Comprehensive Analysis of Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation efforts in Havana, Cuba
Melissa Santana, Department of Design The College of Fine Arts and Design, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, USA
Overview: The purpose of this study is to investigate some of the needs, challenges, and current policies of historic preservation and rehabilitation in Havana.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Initiative reCOVER: Transitional Disaster Recovery Housing Prototype Project
Anselmo Canfora, School of Architecture, Architecture Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Overview: This presentation focuses on the research, design and fabrication of a transitional disaster recovery housing prototype unit.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Shhh! The School Library as More Than a Quiet Room
Kathryn Elizabeth Boudreau, Educational Leadership, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA
Overview: Structured observations of elementary libraries illustrate that librarians and students manipulate the rigidly designed space to meet the needs that were not accounted for during the design process.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Engaging our Multiple Intelligences in Site Design: Explorations into the Role of Cognition and Landscape Experience
Terry Clements, Landscape Architecture Program School of Architecture & Design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA
Overview: This research poses a design matrix relating an individual’s cognition and the use of landscape elements in site design to create places that promote human interaction, involvement and experience.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Walking Rhetorics, Archipelagos, and Spatial Plasticity: Michel de Certeau and the Design of Midwestern Urban ‘Waste Spaces’
Dr. Karl Sandin, Art History Program Department of Art, Denison University, Granville, USA
Overview: I explore new ways of applying de Certeau’s ‘spatial rhetorics’ of synecdoche and asyndeton to design aspects of urban ‘waste spaces’ in the North American Midwest.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Industrial Designer as Mediator and Semiotic Translator: Ethnography as a Design Tool
Jonathan Ventura, Department of Industrial Design Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Overview: In this presentation I would like to reexamine, using an anthropological perspective, the social and cultural roles of the industrial designer in contemporary society.
Theme: Industrial Design
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Aesthetic Judgment and Vision: Our Associated Emotional Response to Objects
Julie Rhodes, North Carolina State University, Durham, USA
Bryan Laffitte, Department of Industrial Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
Dr. Sharon Joines, Department of Industrial Design Center for Universal Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
Overview: As humans, we connect with and make aesthetic judgments of objects. This investigation evaluated the role vision plays in a person's aesthetic judgment of objects and their associated emotional response.
Theme: Industrial Design
Disruptive Design Innovation: Reflections on the Relationship of Design, Science and Art
Dr. Philip Breedon, School of Architecture, Design & the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Leslie Arthur, School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Overview: Today, the designer needs to have the ability to understand significant changes in technology, art and science as well as being an astute observer of human behaviour.
Theme: Design Research
Acknowledging the "Graphic Design" in Graphic Design Research
Prof. Sandra Gabriele, Department of Design Faculty of Fine Arts, York University, Toronto, Canada
Overview: This paper explores the discourse surrounding approaches to graphic design research by examining the relationship between practice-based methods and research-based methods.
Theme: Design Research
The Architecture of Frivolity and Mess
Matthew Ward, Department of Design, Goldsmiths, London, UK
Overview: This paper explores the potential for alternative validity frameworks for the analysis of critical and speculative design practices whilst celebrating the mess and disorder of creative collaboration.
Theme: Design Research
Being and Type: Toward a Phenomenology of Typography
Will Temple, Department of Graphic Design & Industrial Design College of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
Overview: Argues for a phenomenology of typography as a needed alternative to standard legibility-based investigation in typographic research
Theme: Design Research
The Critical Exploration of Materials for the Design Project: A Method of Analysis below the cCnsciousness Levels
Beatrice Lerma, DIPRADI - Department for Architectural and Industrial Design, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Claudia De Giorgi, Torino, Italy
Overview: This paper's research field is the culture of design material, characterized by a particular attention to environmental and perceptive aspects: analyzed materials are tested using non-verbal methodologies.
Theme: Design Research
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Synthesis, Exploration, Collaboration, and Service in Learning Design: Evolution of Capstone Civil Engineering Design Experience at Ole Miss
Dr. Chris Mullen, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi, Oxford, USA
Overview: Experience of ten years teaching the capstone civil engineering two-semester course at the University of Mississippi USA is presented as an evolutionary process.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Graphic Design in the Middle: Designing a Collaborative Tool for Discovering, Documenting and Sharing Local Graphic Design History
Prof. Jeremy Shellhorn, Department of Design, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Overview: A critical issue facing design history is the disappearance of more articulated local histories of design practice. This project aims to rectify this problem by using popular sustainability tenets.
Theme: Information Systems and Architectures
Interaction Design in High Stakes Domains: The Impact of Design at the Intersection of Expertise and Technology
Dr. Axel Roesler, Division of Design School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Overview: A new framework for the design process of interactive systems that support the work of practitioners in high-stake domains illustrated with two Interaction Design projects in aviation and medical contexts.
Theme: Information Systems and Architectures
Towards the Project Community Framework
Scott Loynton, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Overview: The challenges in adopting a user-centred approach to creating software that effectively supports complex task completion in a high-pressure environment are particularly prominent in scientific software development.
Theme: Information Systems and Architectures
Who Are You? The Criticality of Identity and Transparency in the Design of Internet Applications
Dr. Liam Peyton, School of Information Technology and Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Overview: Three types of collaborative Internet applications (Retail, Social, Health Management) are used to classify design patterns for identity and transparency. The implications for users, designers and society are examined.
Theme: Information Systems and Architectures
17:10-17:30 COFFEE BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS & WALK TO PLENARY VENUE
17:30-18:30 PLENARY SESSION - PROCESSES - From Somewhere, Sustainable fashion label by Orsola de Castro and Filippo Ricci, London, UK; 'Processes--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Lorenzo Imbesi, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
18:30-19:30 PLENARY SESSION - INTERACTIONS - Gillian Crampton Smith, Graduate Program of Interaction Design, IUAV University, Venice, Italy; 'Interactions--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Lorenzo Imbesi, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Thursday, 03 February
8:25-8:40 WELCOME COFFEE
8:40-8:55 ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:00-10:40 Parallel Sessions
9:00-9:30 9:35-10:05 10:10-10:40
Room 1
The Message Lives in the Expression of the Idea: New Technology in Design
Prof. Luís Miguel Moreira Pinto, Department Architecture, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Prof. Paulo Carvalho, Departement of Architecture, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal
Prof. Claudia Sofia Beato, Department of Architecture, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Covilhã, Portugal
Overview: The drawings made by hand and the drawings made with computer programs, are the main vectors of this paper.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
The True Structure of Hyper-Realistic Representation: 3-D Computer Graphics and the Duality of Its Interfaces
Soo-hong Min, The Department of Craft and Design, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Overview: Why do people spend too much time to familiarize themselves with 3-D CG rendered working conditions, compared to 2-D based programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Flash?
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Graphic Design: Beyond Aesthetics
Rozina Vavetsi, Fine Arts Department, New York Institute of Technology, Astoria, USA
Overview: The presentation will strive to expose and explore the vast, dimly-lit, and ignored manifestations of graphic design, with emphasis on Information Design/Infographics.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
Christopher Garvin, The College of Media and Communication, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Overview: This case study will focus on designing complex systems for multiple stakeholders. It will question the preparedness of our current practices and suggest a broader skill set for designers.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Whole Systems Design as a Leadership Imperitive in Regional Economic Development: A Case Study of Regional Recovery
Dr. Leon Rowland, The Urban Enterprise Center of Seattle, Seattle, USA
Dr. Miriam Grace-Rowland, Banner Cross, Seattle, USA
Overview: Whole systems design is being used as a leadership approach to economic recovery within the Pacific Northwest Region of the United States by engaging the "whole system" toward economic development.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Viewing Architectural Design as an Impetus to Spur Outer Space Development
Dr. Edythe E. Weeks, History, Politics and International Relations, Webster University Worldwide, St. Louis, USA
Tracy S. Harris, Executive, American Institute of Architects, USA
Overview: Architectural design can serve as a creative impetus for outer space development. Opportunities exist for teaching virtual outer space development themes online, to architectural design students to stimulate their creativity.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Room 3
A Space with Meaning: Children’s Involvement in Participatory Design Processes
Alessandro Rigolon, Dipartimento di Architettura e Pianificazione Territoriale, Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Overview: Participatory design theories provide evidence for designing the spaces and places of meaningful learning environments.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Humanities by Design
Dr. Patricia Hartz, Humanities Core Course, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, USA
Dr. Nuccia Malinverni, Humanities Core Course, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, USA
Dr. Susan Morse, Humanities Core Course, University of California, Irvine, USA
Overview: This workshop examines how the applications of design principles have expanded traditional humanities topics to allow analysis of social forms.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 4
Teaching and Learning Graphic Design Basics through "Play Metaphor"
Dr. Elena Caratti, Politecnico di Milano Indaco Department Design Faculty, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Overview: The metaphor of "Play" can be conceived as an useful tool for teaching and learning graphic design basics. It improves the process of problem solving, reflecting and discovering.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Designing Instruction to Address the Diverse Needs of Students with Learning and Behaviour Problems
Dr. Silvana Watson, Department of Communication Disorders and Special Education, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA
Dr. Lori Navarrete, School of Education, Nevada State College, USA
Overview: This session provides a context for understanding and designing instruction for students who have learning and behaviour problems due to executive function deficits.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 5
The Family Named Design and the Confused Children
Prof. Michael K. Kim, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, USA
Overview: Aesthetic connotation of “design” is so strong that the confusion persists about the proper roles and responsibilities of various sub-disciplines of Design. This paper proposes ways of rectifying the problem.
Theme: Design Research
Practitioner Perceptions toward Research and Graduate Education: Is a Disconnect Occurring?
Lori Anthony, Art, Design and Communication Graduate College, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, USA
Joan Dickinson, Radford University, Radford, USA
John Marsden, Mt. Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, USA
Overview: This session will present the findings from a survey of practicing professionals who are members of ASID to determine their attitudes toward research.
Theme: Design Research
A Design Pattern Language for Effective Professional Development Programs for Clinicians: A Decade of Design-Based Research
Prof. Lynn Robinson, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Nina Bianco, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Prof. Robert Hendy, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Jaime Metcher, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: A decade of design-based research has resulted in a design framework covering design principles, patterns and pattern language for designing and implementing professional development for clinicians.
Theme: Design Research
Room 6
If Designers Are Problem Solvers, Who Defines the Problem in the First Place?
Philip G. C. Whiting, Queensland College of Art South Bank Campus, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: Are Designers today simply fulfilling a commercial need originally defined by Meikle in his publication Twentieth Century Limited?
Theme: Design Research
Interior Spaces and the Layers of Meaning
Petra Simona Perolini, Design Department Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: The aim of this paper is to examine how space is conceived and conceptualised by undergraduate students and how to move beyond designing 'designed ' spaces
Theme: Design Research
The Rubik's Cube: A Catalyst to a Creative Process
Prof. Roselynn M. Newton, Department of Art and Design College of Fine Arts and Communication, Texas State University San Marcos, San Marcos, USA
Overview: This paper will break down creative approaches, roadblock techniques and discuss how they relate to a year long experiment with the Rubik’s Cube as a creative catalyst.
Theme: Design Research
Room 7
Animate Energy, Automation & Disappearing Interface: A Moral Argument for Efficiency and Access in Designed Spaces
Robert Conrad Anderson, Department of Geography, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Overview: This session investigates how buildings are the world's silent polluters. The urban landscape offers humans a range of energy-use options. Design must reorient its energy sources to the user.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Defining Creative Scholarship in Textiles and Apparel Design in the United States
Dr. Melinda Adams, Department of Fashion Management, University of the Incarnate Word, New Braunfels, USA
Dr. Sonya Meyer, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA
Overview: To discuss the issues of defining creative scholarship and its importance in the tenure and promotion process in textiles and apparel design
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Room 8
One Product but by Two Different Disciplines: Research on How Product Designers and Fashion Designers Get Involved wıth Shoe Design
Esra Bici Nasır, Arts and Design Faculty Industrial Design Department, Dogus University, Istanbul, Turkey
Overview: In this paper, the approaches, methods and criteria of the two disciplines (product design and fashion design) will be discussed focusing on the same product (shoes).
Theme: Industrial Design
Ideation Overload: Exhaustion in Undergraduate Beginning Design Students
Prof. Amos Scully, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA
Overview: A frenzied blitz of rapid unrestrained ideation, this student project develops a mindset of expansive thought on a simple subject.
Theme: Industrial Design
Room 9
The Constructivist Design Model
Dr. Sevinc Kurt, Department of Architecture Faculty of Fine Arts, Cyprus International University, Nicosia, Cyprus
Overview: This paper focuses the Constructivist Design Model which has been structured in architectural design studios.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Designing Motivation: In/Formal e-Learning
Daniel McCoy, Office of Distance Learning College of Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Tom Dana, College of Education, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Overview: This is a workshop/presentation promoting the idea of integrating informal learning into the design of e-learning environments. The authors will present their work in developing one such environment.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
10:40-10:45 -
10:45-13:00 Parallel Sessions
10:45-11:15 11:20-11:50 11:55-12:25 12:30-13:00
Room 1
Learning through Visualizing Information: Roles of a Graphic Designer in an Integrated Design Process
Lisa Maione, Parsons The New School for Design, The New School, Brooklyn, USA
Overview: At once an editor, translator, visualizer, compiler and presenter, the role of a graphic designer in a complex, collaborative, integrated design project is an ever-varied one.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Mid-Century Modern in Texas
Prof. Cynthia Mohr, Department of Design College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, Denton, USA
Overview: the paper reports on a case study exploring a mid-century modern Texas home focusing on materials, climate, orientation, location, and its importance in contemporary Texas residential architecture.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Ikea: Democracy on Sale?
Prof. Sara Kristoffersson, Design, Crafts and Texile Arts College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Konstfack University, Stockholm, Sweden
Overview: This presentation discusses Ikea's use of the global image of Sweden as a democratic, equal and fair welfare state.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Investigating Reality and Myth in Scandinavian Design History
Frederieke Begeman, Kingston upon Hull, UK
Overview: This is a presentation based on a more extensive study into Scandinavian Modern Furniture design, especially in Sweden and Denmark during the period 1920-1960.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 2
The Development of Design Heuristics for Product Concept Evaluation: Quantifying Qualitative Features to a Common Metric
Brian Price, Engineering & Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Overview: Product configuration specification requires appropriate selection of features and attributes (weight, cost, function,size, etc.). A heuristic model is developed to optimize trade-off selection.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Designer Knowledge's System in Design Process
Dra. Ana Paula Perfetto-Demarchi, Department of Design, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Cleuza Fornasier, Department of Design, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Dr. Rosane Fonseca de Freitas Martins, Department of Design, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Overview: Brasilian’s entrepreneurs are in search for tools related to innovation, attentive to issues of market’s internationalization such as new behaviors, proactive competition, quality standards, and design as differentiation strategy.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Fostering Innovation from Within
Laurie Churchman, Visual Communication Design, Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey
Overview: This paper explores the successes, challenges and opportunities of shaping a design curriculum that is focused on innovation in an emerging country.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
What's In a Name? Defining Product Design
Patricia Beirne, Product Design Department, Parsons The New School for Design, Brooklyn, USA
Overview: This paper seeks to reframe Product Design as a field of study and practice, using case studies from both professional practice and academia.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 3
Constructing Curriculum: Hands-on Pedagogy beyond the Design-Build Studio
Michael Hughes, Department of Architecture, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Overview: The Constructing Curriculum initiative seeks to expand hands-on, full-scale educational opportunities in the beginning design sequence.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Body and Narrative in Architectural Creation
Prof. Stephen Wischer, Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture College of Engineering and Architecture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Overview: This presentation seeks to reveal the intertwined relationship between narrative and artefact creation as it relates to architectural pedagogy and design.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Collaborative Process: How the Practice of Architecture and Design Consultation Must Evolve
Kat Cheney, Pivotal Lighting Design, Affiliated Engineers, Inc., Seattle, USA
Overview: This paper proposes strategies for modern architectural design needs, focusing on architectural daylighting design as an integrated practice. Strategies explored here can be applied to other collaborative teams.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Watauga High School Project: A Case-Study in Community and Design Collaboration
Jeanne Mercer-Ballard, Interior Design Program Department of Technology, Applachian State University, Boone, USA
Overview: This presentation explores the case-study of Watauga High School (WHS), designed and built with strong collaboration between the community, university students and faculty.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 4
Visual Translation: Experimental Typography through Cross-Cultural Process
Shushi Yoshinaga, Graphic Design Program at Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Overview: “Experimental typography through cross-cultural process” illustrates the designers’ visual translation and development in their creative journey.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Evaluation Design and Delivery in Professional Nursing: Where Pedagogy Intersects Practice
Patricia Hynes, Administration Diabetes Comprehensive Care Program, St. Michaels' Hospital, Ryerson University, York University, Toronto, Canada
Overview: With baccalaureate preparation now an entry to practice requirement for Canadian nurses, associated opportunities such as participation in the design of performance evaluation tools and processes, have far-reaching implications.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
ReDesign: The Design Education of a Non-Designer
Prof. Sara Alway-Rosenstock, Art Department, Marietta College, Marietta, USA
Overview: The session considers how teaching non-designers how design principles and processes can boost innovation in all fields of study, not just within the design disciplines.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
From Wordplay to Designplay: Georges Perec as Inspiration for Experimental Typography
Guy Villa, Jr., Graphic Design Harrington College of Design, Columbia College Chicago /, Chicago, USA
Sharon Oiga, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA
Overview: Perec’s subject matter is space and, comparably, graphic designers design space. In this classroom case study, Perec’s keen observations are combined with students’ explorations in typography and search for form.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 5
Critical Frameworks for Graphic Design: Graphic Design and Visual Culture
Michèle-Anne Dauppe, School of Art Design and Media Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Overview: Considers an approach based on Visual Culture for the study of graphic design
Theme: Design Research
A Way to Communicate: A New Signage System for the Mah Meri Indigenous Community
Nur Hisham Ibrahim, Faculty of Art & Design (Monash) Department of Graphic Design (UiTM), Monash University and Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Jennifer Butler, Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Russell Kennedy, Faculty of Art & Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Overview: This research is to investigate the potential of traditionally-inspired contemporary communication design and propose to design a new signage system in the Mah Meri indigenous community in Malaysia.
Theme: Design Research
Formal Interactions between Dance and Design
Jillian Coorey, School of Visual Communication Design, Kent State University, Kent, USA
Overview: Dance becomes the inspiration for graphic and typographic experiments bringing a sense of fluidity and depth to the page.
Theme: Design Research
Preparing Emerging Designers for the Eco and Sustainable Fashion Market
Prof. Kimberly Guthrie, Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Overview: Best practices for eco-effective and sustainable fashion design education
Theme: Design Research
Room 6
A Framework for Recording the Design Process
Jean Trottier, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Overview: This paper reviews a methodological framework developed to encourage reflective practices in design students.
Theme: Design Research
Design and the Liberal Arts
Gwynne Keathley, Provost Office, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, USA
Overview: At the intersection of design and the liberal arts lie the opportunities to create curricula that respond to complexity and create a touch stone to emerging areas in design practice.
Theme: Design Research
Metamorphosis: An Aesthetic Approach to Orthosis Design
MPhil Saemi Cho, Department of Fine Arts Faculty of Craft & Design, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Ji Woong Park, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Overview: By analyzing the psychological relationship between the disabled and their orthosis, an aesthetic approach to orthosis design explores a different way of supporting the disabled.
Theme: Design Research
Personalization of Private Places for Identity Exploration and Expression: Erikson’s Developmental Approach
Lily C. Fidzani, Design & Human Environment, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Dr. Michael R. Levenson, Human Development & Family Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
Overview: Identity formation and personalization of space are connected in a process which extends throughout the lifespan. We will present a theory of this process based on Erikson's developmental approach. `
Theme: Design Research
Room 7
Policy Making by Design: Developing an Interactive Methodology for Groups Undertaking Innovative Policy Making.
Prof Mark Considine, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Overview: An examination of methods for generating high level decision making on significant design problems in public policy using actual politicians, bureaucrats and experts.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Evolution of Design Competitions: A Scientific Study on the State-of-Art of Design Competitions
Onur Mustak Cobanli, Advanced Design Research Unit, Politecnico di Milano, Como, Italy
Alessandro Deserti, Industrial Design, Arts, Communication and Fashion Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Prof. Cabirio Cautela, Design Department, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Overview: Design competitions have evolved from being merely tools of collecting projects to something much more complicated that aims to satisfy many high-level needs.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Overarching Metaphors and the Configurations of the Western City
Prof. Tom Darby, Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Overview: Each age is defined by an ensemble of perceptions and practices expressed in its overarching metaphor. The shape of the city is defined by this metaphor.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Strengthening Connections/Devising Designs: Forging New Connections through Collaborative Processes
Fiona MacNeill, Information Technology Services, Carleton College, Minneapolis, USA
Overview: A group of academic professionals embarked upon a functional design process to improve awareness of support locations on campus.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Room 8
Design Translation: A Strategy for Knowing
David Morgan, Department of Industrial Design School of Technology, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Overview: Some design iterations are of such magnitude that they constitute a design translation. The process of design translation can reveal to the designer the essential nature of a product.
Theme: Industrial Design
Using Computational Tools to Explore Design Space within a Tertiary Educational Environment
Dr. Sarah Wakes, Design Studies, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Overview: Computational tools have been used to explore design space. This allows new understanding of the design space in a structural and fluidic sense within a virtual prototyping environment.
Theme: Industrial Design
Improvisational Interaction in Collaborative Design Process
Lucas Lacerda, School of Industrial Design, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
WonJoon Chung, School of Industrial Design, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Overview: This research investigates the nature of improvisation and identifies some of its key aspects to verify its applicability into collaborative design practice for innovation.
Theme: Industrial Design
Interactive Product Packaging: The Future of Packaging Design
Prof. Tsai Lu Liu, Department of Industrial and Graphic Design, Auburn University, Auburn, USA
Lauren Pettit, Department of Industrial and Graphic Design, Auburn University, Auburn, USA
Overview: With the advancement of digital wireless technology, the design of product packaging should be evolving toward a new era that facilitates interactive information communication for enhanced user-friendliness.
Theme: Industrial Design
Room 9
Designing Spatial Experiences through “Techne”
Assist. Prof. Ozlem Ucar, Department of Interior Design Faculty of Fine Arts, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Ozge Kandemir, Department of Interior Design Faculty of Fine Arts, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: “Techne” meant a creative “re-vealing” of truth, belonged to poiesis, that is, “making”. In this study, effects of “form of making” are explained through concept of “experience” via an application.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Apart-ART(ment): A Discussion of Place-Bound Identities in Domestic Spaces in the Work of Dennis Oppenheim
Olivia C. Pipe, Department of Art History, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Overview: This is about an essay discussing the work of Dennis Oppenheim and its relationship to place-bound identity and spacial transformation.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
The 1234Y Model for Design and Development: Supporting Designers in Improving Lives at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Elena Figus, Innovation Design Engineering, Royal College of Art, Rome, Italy
Overview: The 1234Y model lays down basic concepts to guide designers in their contribution to the multi-disciplinary development discourse: want they can bring to the table and what should inspire them.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00-15:40 Parallel Sessions
14:00-14:30 14:35-15:35 15:10-15:40
Room 1
Crisis Drift: A Meta-Gogical Glue for Learning & Teaching Design
Dale Scott Nason, School of Design, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia
Overview: Crisis Drift theory connects crises, psycho-geography, networking and invention with Design learners and teachers, taking disaster and riding it.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Interactive Distance E-Learning for Isolated Communities in Australia: Opening Our Eyes
Prof Stephen Crump, Vice-Chancellor's Division, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Overview: Satellite-based communication technologies are creating new learning opportunities for people in remote areas of Australia through video and computer-based communications.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 2
Sketch-Modeling for Success: Best Practices for Concept Generation
Kern Maass, Department of Technology, Appalachian State University, Boone, USA
Overview: The session discusses hands-on concept generation and discloses why there is no other process that will exhaust an idea while leaving the door open for “happy accidents” to occur.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Baharat: A Exploration of Arabic Type
Linda Selwood Choueiri, Department of Design, Notre Dame University- Louaize, Beirut, Lebanon
Simon Mhanna, Department of Design, Notre Dame University- Louaize, Beirut, Lebanon
Overview: This is an interactive workshop exploring the poetic and mystical aspects of Arabic visual culture by applying basic design principles to the use of Arabic type.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 3
Universal Design Approach: Way to Social Sustenance
Dr. Ajay Khare, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India
Dr. Rachna Khare, Ahmedabad, India
Overview: This paper considers Universal Design which means creating a product or an environment that does not segregate some users but benefit many whose needs are not being traditionally considered.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
‘Free Running’ and Student-Led Multi-Disciplinary Design Workshops: Out of Control and Un-Disciplined? No Way!
Carol Longbottom, School of Design Studies College of Fine Arts, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Dr Helen Dalton, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Graham Bell, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Overview: The workshop/paper will integrate discipline-based theory with a multi-discipline design, design development, fabrication and construction in a student led project.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 4
Where is the Limit? Design Ethics Exceeding useful and Futile
Dr. Lorenzo Imbesi, Theories of Design, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Overview: The focuses on the contemporary re-born of the reflection around ethics on every aspect of society.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Using Design Patterns to Create Evidence-Based, Customised Professional Development Programs
Nina Bianco, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Prof. Lynn Robinson, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Jaime Metcher, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Prof. Robert Hendy, Centre for Innovation in Professional Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: This workshop is an entertaining, interactive exploration of the use of design patterns to create customised professional development (PD) programs. Participants’ use their experiences of PD to apply the patterns.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 5
Graphic Design As Education
Anthony Inciong, Art & Design, Montclair State University, Montclair, USA
Overview: The paper considers the changing face of graphic design education, with its pedagogic and methodological changes in the classroom in response to globalization.
Theme: Design Research
Human Traces in Urban Spaces
Will Titley, Edinburgh Napier UNiversity, Edinburgh, UK
Dr Juliette MacDonald, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK
Dr. Megan Strickfaden, Material Culture & Design Studies Department of Human Ecology Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Overview: As contemporary cities continue to develop better environments for people, an investigation of human traces contributes to an alternate understanding of how a cityscape becomes a sense of place.
Theme: Design Research
Service Design Methodologies: New Approaches with Elder Procedures
Teresa Sarmento, Industrial Engineering and Management Department, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Dr. Jose Bartolo, Scientific Council, Escola Superior de Artes e Design de Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal
Dr. Lia Patricio, Industrial Engineering and Management, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
Overview: This research aims to evaluate the existent design practices and consider them for the newer mobile service design methods.
Theme: Design Research
Room 6
Design Work Practices
Dr. Friedrich Glock, Multidisciplinary Design Group Institute for Technology Assessment and Design, University of Technology Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Overview: Designing is conceived as a social, interpretative process. Interpretation is based on designers' skilled practices. Based on video-records taken from case studies some practices are investigated and described.
Theme: Design Research
The Cultural Influences on the Motifs and Symbols of Spanish Ceramics
Dr. Kimberly Habegger, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Regis University, Denver, USA
Overview: The presentation entails the analysis of the symbols and decorative motifs found in the mudejar production of lusterware dating from the Medieval period in Spain.
Theme: Design Research
Aikido and Co-Creation
Mark Bradford, College of Creative Arts Toi Rauwharangi School of Design Institute of Communication Design, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Overview: Investigating the Aikido dojo as a site for an exemplary community of practice: a space where people engage in a collective practice for learning and transformation
Theme: Design Research
Room 7
Idea Exchange and Shared Understanding: Tools Stimulating Thought and Conveying Ideas
Dr. Bengt Köping Olsson, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna, Sweden
Ulrika Florin, Innovation, Design and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna, Sweden
Overview: This paper focus the use of sketch and descriptive language in exchange shape visions and attaining shared understanding.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Image in the Classroom: Visual Footsteps of the Learning Process
Dr. Gina Mikel Petrie, Modern Languages and Literatures Department, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, USA
Overview: The presenter will describe the six functions of images in the learning process discovered in a 4th grade classroom through a visual ethnographic study.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
The Relationship between Creativity and Design and Its Implication for Design Education
Prof. Anthony Philip Williams, School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Prof. Michael J. Ostwald, School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
Dr. Hedda Haugen Askland, School of Architecture and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Overview: This paper considers the question of creativity in design education and explores the relationship between design and creativity.
Theme: Design Research
Room 8
The Ecocraze, a Case Study: Negotiating a Greener Product Design Landscape
Simon Lockrey, Centre for Design College of Design and Social Context, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Overview: This paper explores case studies of contemporary design that lower environmental impact through life cycle assessment, which unfortunately is often beyond the means of the designer.
Theme: Engineering
The Use of Standards and Regulations during Design: The Case of Machinery Manufacturers
Dr François Gauthier, Industrial Engineering Department, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Canada
Dr. Georges Abdul-Nour, Trois-Rivières, Canada
Amadou Sangaré, Trois-Rivières, Canada
Overview: This empirical exploratory study aims to develop a profile of the adoption, the use and the perception over normative and regulatory documents by Québec machinery manufacturers.
Theme: Engineering
Designing Robot Autonomy: How Tightly Should We Hold the Leash?
Dr. Joseph T. Wunderlich, Department of Physics and Engineering, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, USA
Overview: The upper limits of robot autonomy are either dictated by environmental constraints or are limited by robot designers for the safety of life and property.
Theme: Engineering
Room 9
Critical Method
Alexander Wright, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath, Bath, UK
Overview: The paper will present a model of the design process and its application in architectural teaching and practice
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Bangkok’s Informal Market: Architectures of Transition
Dr. Soranart Sinuraibhan, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Overview: This paper delineates the role of informal market occurred in Bangkok, Thailand. This includes its architecture that emerged from the content of formal and informal urban forces.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Hindsight/Foresight: Two Art Nouveau Masters Merge Traditional Craft with Industrial Innovation
Prof. Judith E. Stone, Department of Art and Art History, Castleton State College, Burlington, USA
Overview: This presentation looks back 100 years to the modus operandi of two Art Nouveau architect/designers, the Scot Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Belgian Henry van de Velde Commonalities highlighted.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 10
An Analysis and Categorization of Architectural Design's Definition in Early Centuries of Formation: Iran's Islamic Architecture
Ali Hossein Pour Hajjar, Department of Architecture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mohammad Nagizadeh, Art and Architecture Department, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Bahram Aminzadehgoharrizi, Architecture and Urbanism Department, Imam Khomeini International University, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Overview: Iran's early Islamic architecture plays an important role in Islamic art. The main aim if this article is discuss structure and aesthetic in early architectual design.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Pedagogy With A Conscience: Sustainable Teaching Through Graphic Design
Prof. Saeri Dobson, The Department of Art and Art History, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA
Overview: This session describes a responsible approach to teaching design students in a way that guides their moral and graphic compass towards making the world a better place.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Design Led Innovation: Transfer of Research Based Knowledge and Technology from Textiles Industry into the Ceramic Tile Industry
Dennis McKeag, School of Engineering, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, UK
Janet Coulter, Textiles & Fashion Apparel Design Coordinator Academic Enterprise - Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment, University of Ulster, Belfast, UK
Overview: In the context of Creative Industries Research, the paper describes a collaborative venture to transfer knowledge and know how from the University of Ulster to Armatile
Theme: Industrial Design
15:40-15:45 -
15:45-16:50 Parallel Sessions
15:45-16:15 16:20-16:50
Room 1
Drawing and Engraving: Nineteenth Century Illustrators at Work
Michele Martin, School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Overview: An analysis of the power relations existing within the labour process of 19th century engraving workshops of illustrated periodicals in France, England and Germany.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
The City as a white page: Socially Committed Design and the Emergence of Urban Typography in Two Projects by Albe Steiner and AG Fronzoni
Dr. Luciana Gunetti, Archivio Albe e Lica Steiner, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
G Oropallo, School of European Languages, Culture and Society, University College London, London, UK
Overview: This paper will be looking at the encounter of graphic design and architecture in the late modernity through two projects by AG Fronzoni and Albe Steiner.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 2
Design as a Unifying Principle: English Departments in a New Media World
Dr. Maureen Goldman, English and Media Studies Department, Bentley University, Waltham, USA
Overview: This workshop explores how design principles can help English Departments move from traditional emphasis on writing and literature to a new focus on communication in today’s new media world.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
The Impact of Capitalism towards the Representation of Contemporary Architecture in Thailand
Atip Utaiwatananont, Faculty of Architecture, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Songyot Weerataweemat, Faculty of Architecture, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Overview: This paper presents the challenge of Bangkok's architectural value under an economic driven system.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 3
Aesthetics and the Environmental Experience
Susan Melsop, Industrial, Interior, Visual Communications Design Department College of the Arts and Humanities, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Overview: This paper identifies the importance of integrating the technical aspects of sustainable building practices with the poetics of environmental experience.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Sustainable Process in Design Thinking: Beyond Aesthetics and the Ordinary
Dr. Marco M. Bagnasacco, Architecture & Planning, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Overview: The session looks at the product to the process enhancing user’s experience through a personalized and sustainable human-environment interaction.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 4
Conceptual Thinking: Design Concept in Interior Design Education
Prof. Stephanie Travis, Interior Design Program, The George Washington University, Washington, USA
Overview: This paper considers factors of understanding and emphasizing the development of the design concept through visual and written methods during initial phases of a studio project in Interior Design Education.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
A Case Study of an Innovative Graphic Design Curriculum Focusing on Social Responsibility
Behnoush McKay, Graphic Design Department School of Media, Culture & Design, Woodbury University, Burbank, USA
Sue Vessella, School of Media, Culture and Design, Woodbury University, Burbank, USA
Overview: Through visual examples and lecture this presentation will showcase a new and innovative undergraduate graphic design curriculum with a focus on models of social responsibility.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 5
Personalization of Private Places for Identity Exploration and Expression: Erikson’s Developmental Approach
Dr. Lily Clara Fidzani, Home Economics Education, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
Overview: Identity formation and personalization of space are connected in a process which extends throughout the lifespan. We present a theory of this process based on Erikson's developmental approach.
Theme: Design Research
Designers Intervening
Dr. Megan Strickfaden, Material Culture & Design Studies Department of Human Ecology Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Overview: An exploration into understanding the ways designers intervene in people-centred methods of design practice.
Theme: Design Research
Room 6
Striving to Go Back: A Guide for Moving Forward
Barbara Predan, Design Theory and Research, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Overview: To be contemporary, Agamben says, means to not coincide with the age in which one lives. Ruskin and Morris show us how to do this.
Theme: Design Research
Human-Centered Design Research in Cross-Disciplinary Curricula
Prof. Adream Blair-Early, School of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, USA
Overview: Using a human-centered, problem-based approach to design research to develop cross-disciplinary curricula.
Theme: Design Research
Room 7
The Union of Animate and Inanimate in Action: A Hands-on Exploration of the Merging of Choreographic Action with Scenic Elements into a Unified Design
Kim Neal Nofsinger, Department of Speech and Theatre, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA
Professor Scott Boyd, Department of Speech and Theatre, Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville, USA
Overview: The session applies collaborative practices in developing scenic design and will engage participants in design process for selected movement. Information is transferable to disciplines emphasizing spatial analysis and function.
Theme: Design Research
Room 8
Design of Food Processes with Environmental Considerations
Dr. Taghi Miri, School of Chemical Engineering, Arak University, Arak, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Dr. Serafim Bakalis, School of Chemical Engineering, Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK
Dr. Abolfazl Barati, Arak University, Arak, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Prof. Peter Jonathan Fryer, School of Chemical Engineering, Birmingham University, Birminghham, UK
Overview: The session considers how food processes are commonly operating far from optimal conditions and without any environmental considerations such as the amount of waste produced or energy consumed.
Theme: Engineering
Assessing the Value of Product Service Systems Alternatives: A Conceptual Framework
Alessandro Bertoni, Functional Product Development, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
Ph.D. Marco Bertoni, Functional Product Development, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
Overview: The paper propose a conceptual framework supporting a value-driven assessment of product/service systems alternatives in a preliminary product development phase, listing generic value-related criteria, coupled with the respective simulation approaches.
Theme: Engineering
Room 9
Room 10
Louis Kahn and the Little Book of Tea: Formative Influences
Peter Schneider, Department of Architecture College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
Overview: This paper discusses the impact that specific passages in the Book of Tea had on the transformation occurring in Louis Kahn’s thought after his encounter with Okakura’s book in 1954.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
16:50-17:30 COFFEE BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS & WALK TO PLENARY VENUE
17:30-18:30 PLENARY SESSION - PRODUCTS - Stefano Giovannoni, Industrial, Interior Designer and Architect, Milan, Italy; 'Products--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Loredana Di Lucchio, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
18:30-19:30 PLENARY SESSION - SERVICES - Stefano Marzano, CEO, Philips Design, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 'Services--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Loredana Di Lucchio, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
19:35-19:45 CONFERENCE DINNER AT MACRO MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART - Begins at 8:30

Friday, 04 February
8:25-8:40 WELCOME COFFEE
8:40-8:55 ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:00-11:15 Parallel Sessions
9:00-9:30 9:35-10:05 10:10-10:40 10:45-11:15
Room 1
Morphogenetic Computational for Non-Standard Geometries: Towards Differentiation for Enhancing Architectural Design
Emmanuel Ruffo Calderon Dominguez, Institute for Architecture and Media, Technical University TUGraz, Graz, Austria
Overview: This approach has its significance in the sense that generates differentiation where symmetry stands and may generate standard opportunities where complex asymmetries arise by using computational geometry for freeform design.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
From Theory to Practice in Measuring and Benchmarking Design/Build Sustainable Architecture: Local Examples, Global Perspective
Prof. Thomas Spiegelhalter, Sustainability and Design Environmental Systems Advanced Systems Integration, Florida International University in Miami, Miami, USA
Overview: Sustainable Buildings must be globally benchmarked yearly, based on actual measured building energy performance on a common metric scale, rather than on modeled assumptions or samples from national demo buildings.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Women in Modern Kitchen: Free or Refreeze
Dr. Zhang Li, Academy of Design and Arts, Tsinghua Universtity, China, Berkeley, USA
Overview: Examine the relationship between kitchen design and transformation of women’s identities. Has the kitchen design set women free, or refreeze them with a modern form?
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
The Art of Collaboration in Design
Joanne Martin, Department of Theatre and Dance, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, USA
Overview: The collaborative process can sometimes be a difficult process when all ideas need full consideration and all voices should be heard. The session explores a possible means for collaboration.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Room 2
Writing as a Complementary Design Tool
Dr. Doris Gstach, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, Clemson University, Clemson, USA
Dr. Marc Kirschbaum, Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Planning, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany
Overview: Writing is considered a beneficial design tool, improving the development and reflection of design processes and thus has to be trained in the design education.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Designing Effective Question Prompts to Facilitate Critical Thinking in Online Discussions
Dr. Peggy A. Ertmer, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
Dr. David Ertmer, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
Ayesha Sadaf, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
Overview: This study examined the relationship between types of question prompts and the expression of critical thinking by students in online discussions.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Instructional Design: The Impact of Online Learning
Dr. Carole Hruskocy, School of Education and Counseling, Regis University, Denver, USA
Dr. Tina Parscal, Division of Academic Affairs, University of the Rockies, Colorado Springs, USA
Overview: The practice of instructional design is transforming as a result of the evolution of teaching and learning. This session explores this transformation towards developing a new vision for instructional design.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 3
Networking, Designing, Innovating
Dr. Jamie Brassett, School of Graphic & Industrial Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London, London, UK
Overview: This paper seeks to map the open and networked innovative opportunities for reimagining processes of designing in a complex, connected world.
Theme: Design Research
The Art of Managing Uncertainty in the Design of Temporal Messages
Prof. Mandar Rane, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Overview: Attempting to explore the structure of temporal messages by purposefully managing uncertainty to attract and sustain the attention of the audience.
Theme: Design Research
Designing and Building Amish Style Scooters from Recycled Bicycles
Dr. Matthew Cathell, School of Engineering, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, USA
Dr. Timothy Hornberger, Department of Early Childhood/Elementary Education, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, USA
Frances Foti, The Department of Elementary/Early Childhood Educa My ideal job would be to work in a middle school as a teacher of technology.tion, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, USA
Overview: This workshop will show educators how they can transform old, recycled bicycles into sustainable Amish style scooters; integrate technology into the classroom; be practicable; and be hands-on.
Theme: Design Research
Room 4
A Constructivist Studio Environment for Interior Design Education
Assist. Prof. Ozlem Ucar, Department of Interior Design Faculty of Fine Arts, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Ozge Kandemir, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Interior Design, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: The scope of this study is explaining our constructivist studio environment through defining “Being Exhibited: Object & Space” application process with the results of the project examples.
Theme: Design Research
Representational Image-Making by Bonobo-Chimpanzees: A Study in Interspecies Visual Communication
Lisa Fontaine, College of Design, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
Itai Roffman, Department of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Overview: This is a visual communication study of the graphic sign making and recognition capabilities of Bonobo-Chimpanzees that demonstrates their potential for using and creating representational imagery.
Theme: Design Research
Reflecting the Education of Visual Communication while Expanding the Scope of Design Students
Ben Hannam, Visual Communication Design School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Dr. Troy Abel, Visual Communication Design School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Somiah Muslimani, Visual Communication Design School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Overview: This paper examines several 'outside the classroom' strategies graphic design students can utilize to supplement their classroom education.
Theme: Design Research
Room 5
Arranging the Clouds
Dr. Alexandre A. Avdulov, Department of Modern Languages and Classics, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada
Overview: An exploration of Chanoyu,commonly known as the Japanese Tea Ceremony, as a paradigm of contemplative design.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Building Efficiency, Design Deficiency? Exploring the Design Deficit in the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Architecture
Phillipa Marsh, Department of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Graham Farmer, Department of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Overview: Current literature tends to view design as static and undervalued factors in achieving sustainable architecture. In contrast, this papers argues for the fundamental importance of design in achieving sustainability.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 6
Design and Communications for the Third Sector
Dr. David Haddow, Communications & Marketing, Street League, Glasgow, UK
Prof. David K. Harrison, School of Engineering & Computing, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Prof. Bruce M. Wood, Centre for Creative Industries, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Overview: The paper will explore the fascinating and diverse challenges posed by design and communications for third sector organisations. The paper will be illustrated with case study material.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Commodities and Singularities: Exploring User/Product Attachment and Detachment
Andrew Scott, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Ian Woodward, School of Humanities, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: Exploration of the contradiction between the high value of some products and their disposability and how attachment/detachment practices are part of a product’s emotional lifecycle with the design economy.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Design Pedagogy and Cultural Interrogation
Prof. Aidan Rowe, Department of Art & Design, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Overview: This paper examines the benefits and challenges of using culture as a point of interrogation in design pedagogy.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 7
Media Literacy and Design Pedagogy
Prof. Diane Derr, MFA Design Studies program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar, Doha, Qatar
Overview: Media Literacy and Design Pedagogy discusses the incorporation of technology, through instruction, facility resources and interdisciplinary collaboration, as essential components of contemporary design pedagogy.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
New Product Development Model: Consumer Manufacturing Industries in Global Competition
Dr. Hızır Tenguz Unsal, Department of Industrial Design Faculty of Architecture, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey
Overview: This paper aims to compare the consumer product development processes of Turkish and Western-European Industries to contribute to the effort of making the product development process more effective in Turkey.
Theme: Industrial Design
Design and Geographically Liberated Difference
Ashley Hall, Innovation Design Engineering, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Prof. Tom Barker, Faculty of Design Architecture & Building, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Overview: The paper is an exploration through literature and case studies of the concept of geographically liberated difference and its importance to industrial design and globalisation.
Theme: Industrial Design
Open Design: Driving Product Design Innovation through New Collaborative Working Practices and Professional Models
Tracy Cordingley, Product Design, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Jamie Billing, Product Design, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK
Overview: This paper examines current changes effecting Product Design relating to innovative, open, collaborative design and identifies potential threats and opportunities on the Product Design Discipline.
Theme: Industrial Design
Room 8
Interactions You Already Know: Smart Artifacts
Cezary Gajewski, Department of Art and Design Industrial Design Division, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Overview: This paper will examine the development of interactive solutions from the ground up, utilizing programmable micro-controllers in the creation of rapid prototypes.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Design for a More Sustainable Society
Dr. Alaa El Anssary, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Nasr City, Egypt
Overview: Increasing attention to the relation between people and their urban fabric gives design a central role in the creation of a sustainable future.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
Room 9
An Analytical Approach to the House Design in the Walled City of Nicosia in Cyprus
Yasemin Mesda, Department of Architecture, Nicosia, Cyprus
Overview: This study investigates how the design and construction of the houses in Cyprus differ from the earliest ones, within the period of 1960-1974.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Remodelling Home: Engaging the Public in Architectural and Design Debate through Participatory Design
Alex Milton, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Euan Winton, School of Arts and Creative Industries
Edward Hollis, Interior Design School of Design, Edinburgh College of Art
Overview: This exhibition presents the creative processes and outcomes of the Remodelling Home project at Scotland’s Housing Expo 2010.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Rawāshīn Ornamentation as a Source of Creativity
Dr. Faredah Mohsen Al-Murahhem, Interior Design, Umm al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Overview: An application project in using traditional motifs from the rawāshīn of Makkah to be used as a source of creativity to gain more from the local heritage through design
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Building Information Modeling: Trends in the United States Construction Industry
Anoop Sattineni, Department of Building Science, Auburn University, Auburn, USA
R. Harrison Bradford, Auburn, USA
Overview: This paper presents the results of a survey concerning the use of Building Information Modeling tools among United States-based contractors.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
11:15-11:20 -
11:20-13:00 Parallel Sessions
11:20-11:50 11:55-12:25 12:30-13:00
Room 1
Ancient Architecture and Disaster Prevention Design Strategy: Buildings in Lin’s Village in Wufeng
Pei-Chi Su, Graduate School Of Design Doctoral Program, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan
Prof. Shang-chia Chiou, Department of Architecture and Interior Design, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan
Overview: A study motivated originally by damages to tangible cultural assets by natural disasters: The study's results led to design and prevention strategies for cultural assets and related matters.
Theme: Design Policy, Planning and Politics
A Union of Animate and Inanimate: Merging Choreographic Action with Scenic Elements into a Unified Design
Professor Scott Boyd, Department of Speech and Theatre, Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville, USA
Kim Neal Nofsinger, Department of Speech and Theatre, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA
Overview: Examines the process of scenic design for dance/theatre utilizing Laban analysis and computer technology: Information is readily transferable to other disciplines that emphasize the exploration of spatial analysis and function.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Revisiting Revisitation in Computer Interaction: Organic Bookmark Management
Dr. Siu-Tsen Shen, Department of Multimedia Design, National Formosa University, Hu-Wei, Taiwan
Dr. Stephen Dominic Prior, Department of Product Design and Engineering School of Engineering and Information Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK
Dr Kuen-Meau Chen, Department of Industrial Design, National United University, Miao-Li, Taiwan
Overview: Current static and textual approaches to re-visitation (the process of re-finding web link information) developed within the latest versions of mainstream web browsers leave much to be desired.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Room 2
Disegno Italia: Faculty Expectation Alignment in a Collaborative Cross-Cultural Design-Based Study Abroad Program
Dr. Rhonda L. Reymond, Division of Art and Design College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Prof. Nora M. MacDonald, Design and Merchandising Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Overview: This paper addresses the results of a Design Education Assessment administered by West Virginia University faculty to our Italian collaborators in a study abroad program.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Digital Access to the Education of Interaction Design: A Novel Way for Teaching Interaction Design to Industrial Design Students
Shu-Wen Tzeng, Department of Industrial Design College of Architecture, Design and Construction, Auburn University, Auburn, USA
Overview: This study attempted to figure out a better way for teaching and learning Interaction Design and provides specific examples and approaches.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Room 3
Early Intervention of Sustainable Thoughts: Design Curriculum
Prof. Nishant Sharma, Industrial Design Centre, Indian Insitute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Overview: This paper attempts to start a discourse in bringing forward methodologies towards orienting new entrants in the design programs and imprints the concept of sustainable design thoughts.
Theme: Design Research
Models of Reality or the Reality of Models: Assessing Tomorrow’s Architectural Proving Grounds
Daniel Silver, Architecture, Silver Architecture, New York, USA
Overview: This session will identify the types, defining parameters, and design constraints associated with digital proving grounds and assess the implications engineered realities have on architectural pedagogy and practice.
Theme: Design Research
Five Kinds of Soft
Prof. Rab McClure, Department of Interior Design School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Overview: This is an essay defining and defending softness as a desirable attribute of modern furniture and interior design.
Theme: Design Research
Room 4
A Renewed Look at Geometric Grid Systems in Graphic Design
Prof. Alexander Alter, Image Arts Communication and Design, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Overview: This paper examines classic geometric structures practiced for centuries within the arts, and which were then adapted by the pioneers of graphic design in the 20th Century.
Theme: Design Research
Establishing the Parameters of Scholarship and the Importance of Promotion and Tenure for Interior Design Educators
Nadia V. Volchansky Nieves, The George Washington University, Washington, USA
Catherine Anderson, The George Washington University, Washington, USA
Overview: Creating tenure-track academic positions is an essential component in expanding the body of knowledge and advancing the profession of interior design.
Theme: Design Research
Design, Fun, and Sustainability: Utilizing Design Research Methods to Develop an Application to Inform and Motivate Students to Make Sustainable Consumer Choices
Melanie Dreser, Design Department, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Paul Nini, Design Department, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Overview: This paper describes research that addresses the difficulties in informing and motivating students to choose a sustainable lifestyle by focusing on their consumer behavior and using fun as motivational factor.
Theme: Design Research
Room 5
The Impact of Acid Rain on Historical Buildings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dr. Mohamed Zaini Omar, Centre for Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia
Dr. Main Rindam, Geography School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia
Overview: This paper highlights the damaging effect of acid rain on the heritage buildings in Kuala Lumpur. Some useful guideline has been suggested for the preservation of these buildings
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Monuments and Memorials as Visual Persuasion: Using Design Principles for Assessment
Dr. James Donald Ragsdale, Department of Communication Studies, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, USA
Dr. Frances E. Brandau-Brown, Department of Communication Studies, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, USA
Overview: A demonstration of the application of design principles to the assessment of monuments and memorials as visual persuasion with a primary focus on Washington, DC.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Strategies towards High Performing Market Rate Housing: Energy-Efficient and Cost-Effective Residential Design in the Utah Cold Climate Zone
Joerg Ruegemer, School of Architecture, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Overview: The presentation reports on an interdisciplinary design process for a passive 90% energy-efficient residential case study in the Utah cold climate zone that will be constructed at market rate.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 6
Visual Design in Cross-Cultural Communication
Julianna Jones, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Overview: The global community is now a reality. The design community has the power to bridge the gap of cross-cultural communication and avoid the consequences of design that is culturally insensitive.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Copyright as a Gift
Valérie Bouchard, Law Faculty, McGill University (Doctoral Student) Law Faculty, Université Laval (Lecturer), McGill University and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
Overview: I study copyright as a vehicle which allow authors to participate in the social and cultural circulation by the gift of their work, while crystallising their social standing.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Ambiguities of the Sexuality-Based Design
Dr. Johannis Tsoumas, Art and Design Department Technical and Educational Institute of Athens, Hellenic Open University, Piraeus, Greece
Overview: The human sexuality and its influence on several types of design such as advertising and product design will be explored in this session.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 7
The Green Product Design Network: Focusing on the Role of Materials in Product Design
Kiersten Muenchinger, Product Design Program, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
Overview: The session introduces the Green Product Design Network (GPDN), an association of experts in green design, chemistry, business and marketing, and its focus on the materials used in product design.
Theme: Industrial Design
The Frame of Reference: A Place to Inspire and to Support Design Education
Dr. Pierre Levy, Designing Quality in Interaction Group Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhovven, Netherlands
Dr. Caroline Hummels, Designing Quality in Interaction Group Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Dr. Diana Vinke, Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Overview: The Frame of Reference is introduced as an intelligent place in which experiences are shared and discussed, aiming at supporting design education and assessment at Eindhoven University of Technology.
Theme: Industrial Design
Room 8
Geometry as a Key Component in the Education of a Skillful Designer
Dr. Margo Kondratieva, Faculty of Education and Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University, St. Johns, Canada
Overview: I discuss examples of enriching geometrical activities that play an invaluable role in development of flexibility and precision of visual thinking, and are essential for education of a skillful designer.
Theme: Engineering
Spatial Ability: Influence on the Design Process
Prof. Anthony Philip Williams, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Dr. Ken Sutton, School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Overview: The relationship between design and spatial ability is a close one. This paper looks at the issues of spatial ability in novice designers.
Theme: Design Research
Epistemological History of Structuralist Design Semiotics from Ideology to Narrativity: Barthes to Jean-Marie Floche
Prof. Sung Do Kim, Department of Linguistics, and Interdisciplinary Program of Visual Culture Studies, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Overview: This paper is an attempt to describe an epistemological landscape of design semiotics from Barthes to Floche. I will focus on two crucial elements of this structuralist paradigm of design.
Theme: Design Research
Room 9
The Lasting Meaning in Ephemeral Architecture
Prof. Lancelot Coar, Department of Architecture, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Overview: This is a presentation on a traveling art and architecture project using experimental temporary structures to house contemporary art within seven rural and urban communities in Canada.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Use Of Organic Typography: A Visual Element In Film Language
Mr. Caglar Okur, Faculty Of Fine Arts, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: In this research organic typography is used as an element to affect the content of language in experimental film. Six short films are conducted and the process is explained.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Developing Instructional Designers through Peer Review Learning Strategies
Dr. Jennifer Brill, Learning Sciences and Technologies, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Overview: Peer review holds promise as an intentional learning strategy for students of design, including instructional design. Findings from the investigation of peer review in an instructional design course are discussed.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
13:00-13:55 LUNCH
13:55-15:35 Parallel Sessions
13:55-14:25 14:30-15:00 15:05-15:35
Room 1
Learner-Focused Design for Students’ Modeling of the Impacts of Climate Change
Prof. Nancy B. Songer, School of Education, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Overview: What dynamic visualization and modeling resources support the development of deep thinking about the ecological impacts of climate change? What learning outcomes do 7th and 10th grade students realize?
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Developing a Collaborative Design Tool for the Personalisation of Sports Footwear
Matthew Head, Design Ergonomics Research Group The Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Dr. C. Samantha Porter, Design Ergonomics Research Group The Design School, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
Overview: The development and testing of a system that allows the consumer to personalise sports footwear in terms of fit, performance and aesthetics.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Method to the Media Madness: Using Free and Open Source Software for Online Instruction
Eddie Gose, Department of Educational Technology College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA
Overview: Interact with an enthusiastic multimedia specialist as he shares his experiences using free and open-source software in a successful grant-funded distance-course development team.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Room 2
Designing Acoustic Features: Strategies for Cochlear Implant Users
Dr. Sharon Raver, Education and Special Education, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, USA
Overview: This session is a discussion of ways to improve the acoustic features of any classroom for preschool classrooms for children hearing impairments and hearing loss.
Theme: Instructional Design and Learning Systems
Contemporary Cézanne’s Doubt: Towards a Discontinuous Embodiment of Architectural Composition
Jing Xiao, Institute of Architecture Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Overview: This paper investigates how to apply Merleau-Ponty's phenomenological "Flesh" into architecture as well as advocating a discontinuous embodiment of the architectural composition is critical to the poetic spatial perception.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Knit at the Fashion/Design/Technology Interface: The Scottish Knit Research Centre
Ian McInnes, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Prof. Alison Harley, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Alex Milton, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Overview: This paper describes the research, educational innovation and industrial knowledge transfer agenda of the Scottish Knit Research Centre.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Room 3
The Importance of Design [In]Visibility: Beyond Appearance
Maria João Barbosa, Design, Universidade Lusíada, Porto, Portugal
Overview: Design today is about simplicity and the capability of seeing, beyond appearance: is problem solving to people real needs, is paying attention to details.
Theme: Design Research
Design Recommendations for Mobile Workstations to Support Nurses’ Work: Not a Simple Solution
Jacquelyn W. Blaz, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Dr. Nancy Staggers, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Dr Lauren Clark, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Seraphine Kapsandoy, College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Overview: Computers mounted on mobile carts are a common work design solution to aid nurses in patient care. Future device design recommendations to support nurses' work are presented.
Theme: Design Research
Room 4
Rebranding Rome: Out of the Classroom and into the Fray
Dr. Troy Abel, Visual Communication Design School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA
Cheri Ure, Graphic Design, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
Overview: A design studio pedagogy which immerses American students studying abroad into the culture of Rome as applied to a semester long branding project.
Theme: Design Research
The Facilitative Effects of Interactive Visualization on Communication in Group Decision-Making
Shelrie Houlton, Department of Geography, Texas State University - San Marcos, San Marcos, USA
Overview: This presentation will examine how relevant communication constructs within a group tasked with decision-making are identified and how the effects of a geovisualization support tool are identified within these constructs.
Theme: Design Research
Public Art and Event Design: A Synthesis of Sustainability, Environmental Awareness, Beauty and Functionality
Kerri Ainsworth, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Overview: An examination of public art and event design and its impact on sustainable practice.
Theme: Design Research
Room 5
Examining Chinese Classical Feng Shui Principles in Contemporary Design through Comparison with Green Design
Wei Dong, Department of Design Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, USA
ShuYong Zhang, School of Art and Design, Tsinghau University, Beijing, China
Yong Yu, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, USA
Erin M. Hamilton, Department of Design Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Madison, USA
Overview: We will examine how Chinese Classical Feng Shui principls could be used in the contemporary designs principles and practices through comparison with Green Design.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
The Genealogy of Cities: The Study of Urban History and Urban Design
Prof. Charles Graves, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University, Kent, USA
Overview: This presentation will focus on the study of urban history and urban design through the research of historic city plans.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Room 6
The Encultured Knowledge of Craft: A Craft Product as a Bearer of Cultural Heritage and a Mediator of Encultured Knowledge
Anna Kouhia, Department of Teacher Education Craft Science and Textiles Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Finland
Overview: The proposal discusses about the encultured knowledge of craft in multicultural encounter situations.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Design for the Margins: Artists and Designers in Prisons, Hospitals and Homeless Accommodation Shaping Their Environments
Assoc. Prof. Lindsay Farrell, School of Arts and Sciences, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: This paper reports on five art and design research projects with socially marginalised groups within men and women’s prisons, three large hospitals and homeless groups in Brisbane, Australia.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
What Is This Space For? Designing Shared, Private Residential Outdoor Spaces to Give Maximum Benefit to Users
Amanda Griffin, Department of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Prof Elizabeth Burton, Institute of Health, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Dr Lynne Mitchell, Institute of Health, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Overview: The findings of a research study to find out how people in Britain use shared, private, residential outdoor space and what design features support this use.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Room 7
Room 8
Historical and Cultural Symbols in Furniture Design: The Example of Récamier
Assist. Prof. H.Şebnem Uzunarslan, Department of Interior Architecture Architectural Faculty, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, İstanbul, Turkey
Overview: The session examines the influence of Récamier within modern interpreatations.
Theme: Design Research
Natures Two Color Proportion Ratios
Bryan Howell, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Dennis Eggett, Center for Statistical Consultation and Collaborative Research, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Bryan Sparks, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Nathan Shirley, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Joseph Baker, Neumont University, USA
Seth Christensen, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA
Overview: This research seeks to understand two color proportion ratios in nature. The paper explains the methodology and web tool used to obtain measurements and includes a collection of data samples.
Theme: Design Research
Increasing the Value of Cultural Heritage by Using Social Media
Michela Sarzotti, Department of Design and Innovation Faculty of Architecture, SUN - 2nd University of Naples and University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
Overview: This paper explores the possibilities of Cultural Heritage valorization by means of social network, which have become the most influential communication media.
Theme: Design Research
Room 9
Learning Design Basics in Foundations Education: Utilizing Digital Media
Soo C. Hostetler, Department of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, USA
Overview: This presentation provides an overview of a Two-Dimensional Concept course for design students in which students learn to make metaphors of visual communication through combining traditional methodology and digital media.
Theme: Design Research
Framing Futures for Visual Communication Design Research
Dr. Ian Gwilt, The School of Design Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Jennifer Williams, Visual Communication School of Design, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Overview: This paper explores strategies which rethink how visual communication design can speak to the idea of design practice as a research outcome in its own right.
Theme: Design Research
Trends of Cultural Transmission in Architecture and Urban Design
Linda Suhajdova, Department of Architecture, University of Memphis, Memphis, USA
Overview: The paper discusses the effects of globalization on cultural identity in architecture and urban design.
Theme: Design Research
15:35-15:40 -
15:40-16:45 Parallel Sessions
15:40-16:10 16:15-16:45
Room 1
Designing and Developing Online Materials for Molecular Biology: Building Online Programs for Science
Alex Parisky, Center for Cardiovascular Research, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
Nathan Hutchinson, Distance Course Design & Consulting Group, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
Dr. Rachel Boulay, Center for Cardiovascular Research John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA
Overview: This paper explores the design and development process of the online learning materials for molecular biology.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Digital Pre-Hispanic Cultures: The Process Design of the Digital Interface
Blanca Acuña, Department of Media School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
Overview: This paper reports the work on the process of the interaction design space of a digital interface created to exhibit online a Pre-Hispanic collection.
Theme: Digital, Internet and Multimedia Design
Room 2
Advanced Digital Mock-Up: based on the usage of assistances within the development process: How Software-Assistances may support the product development process in the automobile industry
Dipl.-Ing. Robert Schulte, Hamburg, Germany
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Dennis Pape, Hamburg, Germany
Overview: Use of assistances can help to receive design process information which could be lost without it. This information can be visualizied in a smart way for an "Adavanced Digital Mock-Up".
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Teaching Business Analysis and Design: Challenges and Tools for the Classroom and the Workplace of the Future
Dr. Andreas Ninck, Business School, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland
Overview: A new problem-based master degree course in service design places emphasis on challenges and trends for working and learning in the future and provides methodical and technical answers.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Room 3
An Interactive Workshop on Integrating Light and Movement: How Light and Movement Shape Space
Anne L. Willingham, Department of Theatre School of Liberal Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA
Kim Neal Nofsinger, Department of Theatre School of Liberal Arts, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA
Overview: Light and Movement for Designers - Perception of the human form is static, yet the human body is always in motion. How does light affect a body in motion?
Theme: Design Research
Room 4
The Creative Process in Photography: A Pre-Visualization Methodology for Photographers
Victoria Clary, Photography Department, Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, USA
Overview: This paper will discuss the generative methods used by the professional photographers interviewed in a case study, and explain the resulting “Creative Process for Photographers.”
Theme: Design Research
New Materials and Techniques: Development of New Bases and Forms in Textile and Garments Design
Assoc. Ana Fernandes, Design Department College of Applied Arts, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
Overview: The session discussed the development of new techniques starting from silk waste and intends to create and recreate new textil bases for production of new unconventional textile materials.
Theme: Design Research
Room 5
The Impact of the Physical Environment of Animal Shelters on Occupant Well-Being and Adoption Rates
April Spivack, Organizational Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, USA
Dr. Steven Rogelberg, Organizational Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, USA
Overview: Examines the impact of the physical environment of animal shelters on worker well-being and on other shelter outcomes: turnover, donations, and adoption rates
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
Building Complexity: Local Natural Systems and Global Principles
Beth Weinstein, School of Architecture, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Christopher Domin, School of Architecture, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Overview: Focusing on the “natural”—as dynamic, inherently ordered and responding to the seasonal flux—allows the beginning architecture student to haptically engage our desert biome through iterative and empirically based design explorations.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
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Fashion and Freedom
Eun Jung Kang, Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Overview: This paper discusses dialectical traits of fashion coupled with the bourgeoisie, individuality and individual freedom.
Theme: Social Policy, Culture and Welfare
Conceptional Idea-Finding Education in Graphic Design
Prof. Tevfik Fikret Ucar, Graphic Design Department School of Fine Arts and Design, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: A good design educator is like an orchestra conductor, someone who knows each instrument’s sound and ability with a deep knowledge, helps them work with collaboration in a great harmony.
Theme: Design Research
Room 7
Teaching Design Led Innovation: The Future of Industrial Design
Dr. Cara Wrigley, School of Design Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Sam Bucolo, School of Design Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Overview: This paper descibes emerging approaches in industrial design teaching and presents a case study of the final year industrial design student project.
Theme: Industrial Design
Food Design, Focus and Contexts of a New Discipline
Francesca Zampollo, Sir John Cass Art, Media and Design Department, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
Overview: This paper is an analysis of food design projects toward a more efficient sub-categorization and the role of experiences in the design process.
Theme: Industrial Design
Room 8
Collaborative Fashion: The Scottish Academy of Fashion Initiative
Prof. Alison Harley, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Alex Milton, School of Textiles and Design, Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
Overview: This paper describes the research work of the Scottish Academy of Fashion, a collaborative academic network of designers, scientists, artists and businesses based within and beyond Scotland.
Theme: Business, Economics, Knowledge Management
Restarting Letterpress at the University Level
Jeff Pulaski, School of Art and Design, Wichita State University, Wichita, USA
Overview: Restarting a letterpress program at the university level and the benefit to students.
Theme: Design Research
Room 9
An Ethical Twist: Developing Empathic Designers and Accounting for Ethical Risk
Cherie Lebbon, Industrial Design School of Art and Design, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
Sarah Davies, Industrial Design School of Art and Design, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
Overview: The paper is an examination of the circumstances for the teaching of user-centred design approaches in industrial design and proposals for relevant ethical guidance to reduce risk.
Theme: Design Research
The Art of Architectural Detailing
Prof. Paul Zorr, College of Architecture, Design, & Construction School of Architecture Architecture Program, Auburn University, Auburn, USA
Overview: The way we detail our buildings is critical to how we design. This paper will discuss how to develop a new attitude and approach to Architectural Detailing.
Theme: Architecture, the Built Environment and Planning
16:50-17:05 PARALLEL SESSIONS CLOSING - Phillip Kalantzis-Cope, Common Ground Publishing, USA
17:05-17:30 COFFEE BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS & WALK TO PLENARY VENUE
17:30-18:30 PLENARY SESSION - RESEARCH - Christian Guellerin, President, Cumulus Association, Nantes, France; 'Research--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Lorenzo Imbesi, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
18:30-19:30 PLENARY SESSION - ENVIRONMENT - Stefano Boeri, Politecnico di Milano and Abitare, Milan, Italy; 'Environment--Design: Useful & Futile'; Plenary Chairperson - Lorenzo Imbesi, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada