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Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing in New Product Development
Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing in New Product Development. –Research-through-practice informed by practise as research (Portfolio) This research highlights the realities of utilising various rapid prototyping ...
Making the tacit explicit through design tools: the development of a Colab and iD Cards to support industrial design and engineering design practice
(International Conference 2011 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge - EKSIG 2011, University for the Creative Art, Farnham, UK, 2011)
(British Standards Instutition, 2014-03)
This article talks about my role at DMU and my area of teaching in Standards. “At De Montfort University, under the scope of product design, I’m module leader for technical definition. I teach standards in a broad sense ...
Making the Tacit Explicit: Developing Tools to Support Collaboration During Industrial Design and Engineering Design Practice
(International Conference 2013 of the Design Research Society Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge, EKSIG 2013: Knowing Inside Out - Experiential Knowledge, Expertise and Connoisseurship, Loughborough University, UK. 4-5 July 2013, 2013)
Industrial designers employ an extensive range of media and techniques at various times during professional practice. Whilst general patterns of use are acknowledged, such as loose sketches at the beginning of product ...
iD Cards pdf
(Design Practice Research Group, Loughborough University and Industrial Designers Society of America, 2014)
Having identified a need to facilitate greater understanding of the language and methods used during New Product Development (NPD), especially those used by industrial designers and engineering designers, the Design Practice ...
CoLab - Supporting communication and collaboration between industrial designers and engineering designers
(Design Practice Research Group, Loughborough University, 2014)
CoLab is a design tool that provides information on the use of design representations (sketches, drawings, models and prototypes) by engineering designers and industrial designers during New Product Development (NPD). There ...
DiD - Digital Industrial Design
(Higher Education Funding Council for England (Vitae), 2014)
Digital Industrial Design (DiD) is an approach to product development in which industrial/product designers undertake all form-giving activities digitally (no pens/paper/foam or direct interaction with physical material). The ...
A Taxonomy of Design Features for Additive Manufacture
(International Conference on Design and Concurrent Engineering 2012 (iDECON 2012), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, 15-16 Oct 2012, 2012)
The use of Additive Manufacture (AM) in New Product Development (NPD) supports creativity, reduces tooling costs and enhances the development process. Despite these advantages, there is still lack of available information ...
Reflecting on Design Sketching: Implications for Problem- Framing and Solution-focused Conceptual Ideation
(Korean Society of Design Science, 2014-08)
Background This investigation examines the role and use of sketching as tool of design representation during conceptual design activity. In particular we focus upon sketching’s relationship with problem framing and ...
D-Tool has been created to help support decision making during the design of products. The tool employs a product assessment spider web with eight indicators that draw attention to key considerations for the evaluation of ...