Seminar title: Connecting fields. Does cross-pollination work?
When: May 10-12, 2006
Where: Oslo, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
When designers double as researchers they often find that other professional and/or research fields provide most valuable insights and inputs difficult to find within one’s own area of expertise. Is cross-pollination what is needed to bring the budding design research to flower?
What were the missing items you chose to adopt and import: a term, a concept, an idea, a method, an approach, a perspective, or still something else? What are the downsides and dangers in connecting fields? Are there any warnings or recommendations to make?
Downloadable working papers:
Design for industry: a practical framework of form development in automotive design based on design thinking
Shahriman Zainal Abidin UPDATED
Challenging and Expanding the Evolution of Form-modle
(Separate file: Figure 7)
Cheryl Akner-Koler UPDATED
The Background of Interdiciplinary Studies
Hilde Østerås Berntsen
Models of the mass media as conceptual frameworks for design
Nathan Crilly and P John Clarkson
From a physical design museum towards a virtual design museum. Or how museology, new technologies and design meet
Angeliki Dimaki and Christos E. Dimakis
Design Leadership: Cross-pollinating design and management
Jo Eikeland Roald NEW
The contribution of material culture studies to design
Toke Riis Ebbesen and Susann Vihma UPDATED
Design for enskilment: Anthropological insights for interaction design
Kyle Kilbourn UPDATED
Communicative challenges with dematerialised products
Viktor Hiort af Ornäs UPDATED
Communicating design ideas to customers
Exploring and teaching tactility in design
Tom Vavik and Diana Kourennayia
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