Latest publications:
21st Century Flagship Store Architecture in New Luxury Retail Markets: A Comparative Study of Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Chanel Flagship Stores in Tokyo

This is a comparative study of the Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Chanel flagship stores in Tokyo analyzing architectural ideas as influenced by the brand’s identity and socio-cultural context of Japan.

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Published online: September 5, 2014

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Late Adopters and Laggards: Should We Care?

Design for early adopters means that 48% of the population’s needs may not be met. Societal transformation requires actions to support these forgotten groups.

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Published online: September 5, 2014

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Emerging Opportunities for "Design Thinking" to Deliver Sustainable Solutions in the Built Environment

Drawing on a review of literature, this paper discusses the critical role that "design thinking" can play in achieving significant and systemic environmental improvements within the built environment sector.

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Affect within Design Practice and Process

This paper explores the practice of architecture through the lens of affect by evaluating the case study design practice of architect Shigeru Ban and his Christchurch Transitional Cardboard Cathedral project.

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Published online: August 22, 2014

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Creating the UNLV Solar Decathlon House: Processes and Lessons

The paper outlines the UNLV Solar Decathlon team's goal to explore technology as a tool for assisting in reconnecting with materiality, texture, light, and time, creating opportunities for memorable experiences.

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Published online: August 22, 2014

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Design Re.Lab: How Fashion Design Can Stimulate Social Innovation and New Sustainable Design
Chiara Colombi,

Referring to a real case study, the essay aims to demonstrate how fashion design can convey new product values and meaning and stimulate a social innovation through handicraft labor.

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Published online: August 1st, 2014

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Visual Communication for Thai Halal Print Media

This paper intends to present creative executions suitable for Thai Halal print advertising media, for instance, posters, brochures and billboards.

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Published online: August 1st, 2014

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An Initial Investigation into the Relationship between the Designer's Personality and the Creative Design Process

The course of the design process could be manipulated by psychoanalysing the designer and customising the design requirements accordingly.

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Published online: August 1st, 2014

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An Industrial Design Educational Project: Dedicated Gaming Controller Providing Haptic Feedback for Children with Cerebral Palsy

An inter-institutional collaborative educational industrial design project to develop a gaming controller which can be used by sufferers of cerebral palsy will be discussed.

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Creating an Authentic Learning Environment: Is Multidisciplinary Design Education Successful in Facilitating Real-world Learning?

The effectiveness of an authentic learning and teaching approach was investigated in a design degree. The relevance of this experience was explored once students were working in the industry.

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Published online: June 25, 2014

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