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Design Practice

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The practice of design is the principal activity of design professionals, and the term practice is often used to distinguish between the noun design and the verb to design. While the type of design practiced may vary, there are some key...

Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Do-It-Yourself (DIY) refers to self-carried making practices traditionally intended for home improvement and gradually expanded to any making activity. Originating after the division of working and leisure time, DIY is sustained by several...

Copy

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Words such as “copy” and “imitation” have a range of implications with different legal and ethical dimensions. All creation is, to one degree or another, based on previous creation. Attitudes of designers range from a nineteenth-century...

Design Hermeneutics

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Translatability is an essential quality of certain works, which is not to say that it is essential that they be translated; it means rather that a specific significance inherent in the original manifest itself in its translatability...

Australian Design Award (ADA) (1977–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Australian Design Award (ADA) was launched in 1977 by the Industrial Design Council of Australia (IDCA) to encourage greater public recognition of good design. In 1991 the ADA became part of Standards Australia. The ADA became...

Expanding (service) design spaces

Daniela Sangiorgi

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Daniela Sangiorgi was one of the first scholars to work in service design research. With a degree in industrial design, she went on to study for one of the first PhDs in service design at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. She was part of the team of that set up the Service Design Network and the Service Design Research initiative. Her research has been used in design consultancy and for various EU projects, and she has received Research Council funding. She is the co-author of one of the first ever academic books on Service Design (‘Design for Service’, with Anna Meroni, 2011). She has taught service design at MA level in the UK, Italy, Brazil, Germany, Sweden, India and South Korea. She chaired the ServDes2014 international conference in 2011, and is currently the PI of an AHRC-funded research project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alison Prendiville

Alison Prendiville has an MSc in digital anthropology from UCL, and her doctoral research was an industry-funded PhD with Thorn Transit Systems International (now part of Cubic). This was one of the first research projects to take a holistic view of engineering hardware and its effect on the passenger service experience. She was a researcher on the EU Framework IV programme MIMIC, which investigated barriers to the seamless transport journey at seven EU sites. Her recent work as deputy director at the Competitive Creative Design- a collaboration between University of the Arts and Cranfield University- has focused on facilitating collaborations between designers, scientists and engineers for the development of new product service systems. She is course director for the MDes Service Design Innovation programme at the University of the Arts London, and she works with various service design workshops at Cranfield University and at the Samsung Art and Design Institute in South Korea. She is also a judge for the Ordnance Survey’s Geovation Challenge. Her most recent research focuses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their role in innovating public sector services. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jeyon Jung

Lancaster University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Service : Key Issues and New Directions

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...Since its early origins in the 1990s, service design has been working towards introducing creative and human-centred approaches to existing practices of Service Innovation; since then there has been a constant expansion of its areas...

Seeing Things: Apprehending Material Culture

The Handbook of Visual Culture

Berg, 2012

Book Chapter

...Most humans largely take for granted their capacity to see things—apart from those who have a sight impairment, human beings see things just about all the time they are awake without noticing or thinking about it. Making sense of what we...

Bolivian Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...This landlocked country is located in central-west South America. Its ten million inhabitants are primarily of Native American descent mixed with Spanish, who dominated the region from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries...

Event Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Event design is the practice of designing environments for special occasions and can range from small-scale private events such as a wedding, to something as large as the Olympics. The design approach requires a balance of creativity...

New Zealand Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Geographical distance creates the difference for New Zealand designers, along with their island nation’s bicultural heritage, small population, easy access to nature, and egalitarian attitude. In this last country to be discovered...