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Multimodality through physical digital design

Paterson, Gareth; Garner, Steven and Earl, Christopher (2007). Multimodality through physical digital design. In: International Association of Societies of Design Research, 12-15 Nov 2007, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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Abstract

This paper aims to deliver a better understanding of the relationship between physical and virtual, two dimensional and three dimensional representations of form employed in the critical early stages of design. It will present initial findings from observation of practice into how designers move between these representations, and of the kind and quantity of information they choose to exchange between them. Informed by these findings, and in response to the emerging need for new methods of sketching and prototyping in the digital era, it will also present a new proposal for hybrid virtual/physical digital design practice based on a significant modification of previous approaches.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2007 School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Extra Information: IASDR 07
International Association of Societies of Design Research
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 12-15 November 2007

Editor: Sharon Poggenpohl
ISBN 988-99101-4-4

Keywords: digital form generation
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 23943
Depositing User: Olivia Acquah
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2011 10:44
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2011 06:04
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23943
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