From Ronchamp by sledge: On the pragmatics of object references.

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Show simple item record Stacey, Martin Eckert, Claudia Earl, Christopher 2010-02-16T12:33:02Z 2010-02-16T12:33:02Z 2009
dc.identifier.citation Stacey, M., Eckert, C. and Earl, C. (2009) From Ronchamp by sledge: on the pragmatics of object references. In: McDonnell , Janet and Lloyd, Peter eds. About designing: analysing design meetings. London : CRC Press, pp. 360–379. en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0415440585
dc.description.abstract References to previous designs and other objects play an important role in the synthesis of new design ideas, but object references are used for a wide variety of other purposes in design thinking. This study reports on the roles that object references played in design meetings in projects developing two very different products: a crematorium, and a hand-held device with a thermal print head for drawing on heat-sensitive paper. These roles depended on the moment-to-moment needs of the participants in the meetings, which varied rapidly within meetings, and which were determined largely by the type of product and the state of the project. Almost all the references used were concise identifiers of concepts or features, or exemplars of categories. en
dc.description.sponsorship EPSRC en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis (CRC Press) en
dc.subject conceptual design en
dc.subject design meetings en
dc.subject comparative design en
dc.subject design communication en
dc.subject analogy en
dc.subject conceptual blending en
dc.title From Ronchamp by sledge: On the pragmatics of object references. en
dc.type Book chapter en
dc.peerreviewed Yes en
dc.ref2014.selected 1366964034_9410010000892_15_4

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