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"Inside Lisboa": Designing a User-centered Tool to Reach the Heart of a City

This empirical study in the field of graphic design applies user-centered methodologies to develop an interactive kit that improves the contact between its user and a new city.

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Numbers We Leave Behind: The Design behind Data-driven Self Portraiture

Expanding on the works from Nicholas Felton to Stefan Sagmeister, this paper discusses the roles of the graphic designer for curating and visualizing personal data as a narrative experience.

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A Film Editor’s Visual Intentions and Use of Perceptual Phenomena in Designing Film Edits: An Observational Study

This study examines the use of perceptual phenomena in audiovisual design of film edits, where the aim is to avoid audiovisual distortions. The results show that perceptual precision is key.

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Research-Based Design: IMIAD Design Studios

This paper focuses on IMIAD design studios and examines selected studio products from author’s point of view as a chief instructor, from 2008 to 2015.

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Waysensing: Collectable Data for an Elderly People Wayfinding System

This paper discusses an inclusive design research project promoting independent mobility and effective means of orientation for elderly people in hospital environmenta and also promoting self-esteem and self confidence.

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Emotion and Typography: The Effectiveness of Current Typographic Design Categories in Eliciting Emotion

This study investigates whether emotion could developed from typographic design and which types of current typography could carry out emotional components that draw audience attention.

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Approaching Bridges between University Education and Elementary School: Design Thinking for Educators in El Salvador

This paper addresses the relation between design thinking and social outreach practices developed in the project “Training in design thinking for teachers of the primary school San José Los Sitios".

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Using Recycled Water Meter Boxes for Water Soundscape Design: An Experiment with Inspiration from the Suikinkutsu

This experiment was undertaken to design a soundscape with waterfalls using the recycled water meter box and covers with inspiration from the Suikinkutsu, an ancient Japanese garden music device.

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Reconceiving Creativity in Design Studio Education

This article describes an interior architecture studio that enhances students’ creative capacity through actively legitimising creativity and providing ample opportunity for collaboration to enhance creativity.

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Dimensions of Entrepreneurship in Design Education: A Review of Curriculum Models for Emerging Creative Practice

Using exemplars from leading design education institutions, this research examines the pedagogical mechanisms being used to develop entrepreneurial graduate capabilities and the implications for design studio in higher education.

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