Karl Hurn Program Director Industrial Design Loughborough University
This paper outlines the research and design development process undertaken to create a user centred sanitation design solution for developing countries as part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ‘Reinventing the toilet’ challenge.
Warren Ginn, FIDSA Professor Industrial Design North Carolina State University
Research into the current state of materials and processes education in undergraduate industrial design programs in the US and Canada yields insights into the use of surveys to collect meaningful data from participants. The study's objective is to investigate how educators might be assisted to improve outcomes for industrial design graduates and create more value for clients (students) and consumers (employers).
BORROWING FROM TRADITIONAL DIVINATION FOR EFFECTIVE DESIGN SYNTHESIS
Richard Fry Program Chair, ID School of Technology Brigham Young University
Designers make judgments from a variety of inputs daily but, the process of “interpretation” is sometimes difficult, and takes courage and confidence that not all designers (especially students) may have.