Join our welcoming International Design Community.
Complete this application form to join now.
Editor: Julie Linsey, Maria Yang, and Yukari Nagai
Author: Tsai-Yun Mou
This research examined students’ reveal of animation design creativity with the application of motion capture technology. By comparing two kinds of motion design method, traditional keyframe and motion capture, we investigated whether students’ creativity in motion design would be supported by digital tool. The results showed that in animation exaggeration index, keyframe method had slightly higher performance support for designing unusual motions. Nevertheless, motion capture had shown more support in creating valid actions in quantity which implied creative fluency was achieved. Besides, in emotion category index, motion capture also revealed higher support for creating more emotion categories in the animation design. Participants indicated that keyframe method was helpful to design extreme poses that were not easily acted out by human beings. While motion capture method provided intuitive design tool; so they could create motions easily by performing out their ideas naturally and quickly.
NEW DEADLINE- Full paper submission: 22nd April, 2016 Design 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...
The objective of SIG - Design Creativity is to study creativity in design. We have not sufficiently clarified creativity, especially in the context of design, although it is a very interesting characteristic in the thinking process of humans. This research discusses creativity in design instead of trying to identify its standard characteristics. That is, it tries to answer the question “What is design?” from the viewpoint of creativity, for two perspectives. First, this SIG discusses the characteristics...