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De Montfort University : Unit 34 - Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory REF 2014 : Impact case studies
(De Montfort University, 2014)
The Design Unit’s unique approach to product design research has had direct, tangible and transformative impacts upon the private companies involved. Whilst the Design Unit routinely provides product design support for ...
An Intimate Approach to the Management and Integration of Design Knowledge for Small Firms
(Design Management Institute, 2016-07-29)
In August 2012 the author presented a paper entitled ‘’The Fuzzy Front End of Product Design Projects: How Universities Can Manage Knowledge Transfer and Creation’’ at the International Design Management Research Conference ...
Are Academics Relevant in the Digital Age?
(Exit Velocity: Supercharge your academic career, University of West London, 2016-06-24)
Digital technology is now more accessible than ever and has become an integral part of our daily lives. As a result, a new type of student has emerged; the digital native who is technologically savvy and digitally literate. ...
The Craze for Design Thinking: Roots, A Critique, and toward an Alternative
(Common Ground Publishing., 2011)
Favouring orientation to and the participation of design users in the design process, Design Thinking (DT) has a long lineage. With the Cold War’s end the Internet’s rise and Stanford University turn to teaching DT (2005), ...
Publicly funded design support for small and medium manufacturers: how it might be best managed
The paper looks at how best to build competitive advantage through design-based projects in New Product Development conducted by small and medium enterprises in the manufacturing sector. Partly under the impact of IT and ...
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 ...
(Beautiful Books, 2009-01)
People shouldn't feel guilty about your carbon footprint. The way to deal with global warming is to build a bigger, better energy supply – not to change behaviour at home and in the car. People are not addicted to energy, ...
Today nearly every workplace boasts codes of business ethics. But as far back as 1995/6, it was clear that ethics were a symptom of a wider aversion to risk
(Design Week, 1989-09-22)
Interview with Saul Bass (1920 –1996), one of America's very top post-war graphic designers
The apostle of Cool
Interview with Dieter Rams, the crusading German designer of Braun products and much besides