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Merging Creative Design And Cad Learning Activities In A Product Design Programme, Pearl O'Rourke, Colm O'Kane, Leslie Smith, Michael Ring Sep 2013

Merging Creative Design And Cad Learning Activities In A Product Design Programme, Pearl O'Rourke, Colm O'Kane, Leslie Smith, Michael Ring

Conference Papers

Traditional learning and teaching methods for creativity differ from those used in a scientific context. Although the creative process can benefit from a certain level of prescription and structural constraint - with time allocated to research, problem definition, conceptualisation and idea development - flexibility and fluidity are necessary for creative innovation. In contrast, the more linear and rigid pedagogies associated with science and engineering education facilitate efficient learning of subjects such as those based on software packages, manufacturing and materials theory or mechanics. This paper describes the development of a project which aims to establish constructive links between the learning outcomes of ...


Everyday Discoveries In Helsinki And Dublin: How Pivot Dublin And The Institute Of Designers In Ireland Engaged In An Open And Participative Competition As Part Of World Design Capital 2012, Barry Sheehan May 2012

Everyday Discoveries In Helsinki And Dublin: How Pivot Dublin And The Institute Of Designers In Ireland Engaged In An Open And Participative Competition As Part Of World Design Capital 2012, Barry Sheehan

Conference Papers

Design Forum Finland invited the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) to take part in the International Design House Exhibition as part of World Design Capital Helsinki 2012. The IDI was asked to work with Design Forum Finland and Imu Design in the event that takes place during Helsinki Design Week 2012.

In 2010 Dublin City Council formed a group called PIVOT Dublin to bid for World Design Capital 2014. Dublin has been investigating different ways of utilizing design to make changes and drive innovation in the City. PIVOT Dublin provides an ongoing flexible mechanism for design projects, actions and ...