Strickfaden, Megan, Heylighen, A, Rodgers, Paul and Neuckermans, H (2006) Untangling the culture medium of student designers. CoDesign, 2 (2). 97 - 107. ISSN 1571 0882Full text not available from this repository.
Designs do not occur in a vacuum. They are nourished by a breeding ground composed of various substances, phenomena and traces, which function as raw material for concept generation and ultimately for design. This paper examines the composition and function of this `culture medium' in the context of design education through reporting two content-wise connected studies: a series of in-depth interviews with experienced design tutors, and an ethnographically oriented study with design students. Combining and comparing information gathered in both studies reveals some interesting insights about what `culture media' are valued by tutors and students.
|Print ISSN:||1571 0882|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Design process; Influences; Cultural Influences; Environmental Influences; Design education;|
|University Divisions/Research Centres:||Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries|
|Dewey Decimal Subjects:||100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology > 152 Perception, movement, emotions & drives
700 Arts & recreation > 740 Drawing & decorative arts
600 Technology > 620 Engineering > 620 Engineering & allied operations
|Library of Congress Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
|Depositing User:||RAE Import|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2008 12:31|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2016 09:46|
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