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Editor: Marjanovic D.
Author: Birkhofer H.
Pages: 7 - 14
The paper addresses the gap between the expectations of designers working in a competitive industrial environment and the outcome of design research focusing on specific, scientifically interesting areas of design. To bridge this gap, related requirements for design research like a commonly agreed terminology and an involvement of research into the transfer-process were formulated. Using the full power of design methods and tools also requires a basic understanding and a mental internalization of the models behind them. Convincing examples of solving “real-world” design problems demonstrate the success of a methodically based design practice.
DESIGN 2004 Conference is founded on the continuous development of organization and evaluation procedure that resulted in a capacity to deliver procedures and conditions of communicative competence. The conference in Dubrovnik will be the 8th International Design Conference, including the following topics: * Design research & Metodology * Supportive technologies * Industrial solutions * Design information systems & knowledge management * Multidisciplinary aspects of (& implications...