UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TOWARDS CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Editor: Marjanovic Dorian, Storga Mario, Pavkovic Neven, Bojcetic Nenad, Skec Stanko
Author: Widgren M., Sakao T.
Section: DESIGN METHODS
Manufacturing industry faces challenges in implementing design methods for Circular Economy into practice, since much is unanswered due to its complexity and insufficient research. This conference paper aims to clarify the known and unanswered questions within product and service design for Circular Economy by literature review. The results are presented as hypotheses to be tested to enhance the design towards Circular Economy, insight in collaborations between product designers and service designers and the involvement of customers in conceptual design.