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  • Breaking the rules in interactive media design education 

    In today's interactive media design it is difficult for a designer to create aesthetic innovations and to break free from ordinariness. The most important factor limiting interactive media design aesthetics is that education seems to be more focused on following traditional rules of interaction design rather than innovative approaches. These rules limit creativity and often relegate design students to producing ordinary interface solutions. This is especially burdensome for us as teachers. In order ...

  • Experimental experience in design education as a resource for innovative thinking: The case of Bruno Munari 

    Authors:Orlandi Coşkun, Ayşe
    Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Bv, 2010)
    Design education in general includes various design fields such as product design graphic design communication design and design in engineering. Designing as an activity captures all these various fields. Design refers basically to a problem solving method a creative problem solving approach and relevant processes. Design as an activity has always been considered as a creative tool. Design education mainly focuses on enhancing creative approaches with various 2D and 3D project based basic design ...

  • New forms of design education 

    Authors:Ozkaynak, Mine Gokce; Ust, Selin
    Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Science Bv, 2012)
    Design has been in a period of change for the last decade but design education and more specifically design educators haven't kept up with these transformations. As a result design students continue to learn outdated methods and techniques. A designer needs to understand processes methods and mediums of design. At all of these levels the process is the same while methods may change slightly and the medium differs dramatically. Without expertise in mediums a designer is only able to facilitate what ...