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Creativity and Innovtion: Developing Design Thinking and Visual Communication Skills

Creativity and Innovtion: Developing Design Thinking and Visual Communication Skills

Year: 2012

Section: Design Thinking and Education

Editor: Duffy, A.; Nagai, Y.; Taura, T.

Author: D. B. Trowsdale; A. McKay; J. Giard

Section: Design Thinking and Education

Pages: 116-124

Abstract

A common feature of today‘s societal challenges lies in their complexity. Society‘s ability to address these problems depends on education programmes developing in their graduates competencies and capabilities needed to drive innovation in unanticipated situations. Key challenges lie in developing creativity and innovation skills in students and in supporting them learning to apply these skills to real-world problems that are typically complex and unpredictable. This paper builds on experiences from a week long workshop,

Keywords: design thinking, visual thinking, creativity, innovation, education

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ds conferenceICDC 2012: The 2nd International Conference on Design Creativity

ICDC 2012: The 2nd International Conference on Design CreativityDesign Creativity is an important and interesting topic of study in design. Since it involves the profound and essential nature of design, design creativity is expected to be a key in not only addressing the social problems that we are facing, but also producing an innate appreciation for beauty and happiness in our minds. In order to elucidate the nature of design creativity, the following issues are being studied: - Cognitive processes underlying design creativity - Computational models of design...

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