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Dummy

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-Press & Production

AVA Publishing, 2010

eBook

...Prototype of a publication in the chosen stock. A dummy enables the designer to get a feel for the publication: its weight, its bulk, the size of its spine and how the stock creeps when bound in signatures...

Prototypes as a Central Vein for Knowledge Development

Prototype : Design and Craft in the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Research and design are often perceived and presented as two different worlds, occupied by different types of people with different aims. At the one extreme, researchers are viewed as individuals who rationally grow knowledge by a series...

Concepts

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Design concepts connect design problems and design solutions. They are general plans that, if selected, would later be implemented through the solution of a number of more closely defined issues. A client brief can sometimes be concerned...

Interactive Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Interactive design refers to the practice of designing engaging experiences and moments for a system or devices using digital media. This works in conjunction with interaction design that develops the platforms and interfaces. Understanding...

Testing

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...A method used to assess certain aspects of a design in development or a completed design in order to refine or approve it. Testing is used in different phases of a design process and various types of tests are applied. In the early stages...

The Imaginative Use of Fictional Bio-Prototypes

Prototype : Design and Craft in the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Most people now acknowledge that we live in a world of serious multiple crises, all of which appear to culminate in one large, interconnected turbulent crisis verging, for some, on chaos. The list of problems seems endless: climate change...

Fashion Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Fashion Design is a broad topic that encompasses technology and the strategic management of globalized chains of production, different market levels, segments, and branding, as well as a particular set of creative processes, tools...

Iterative Design

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Iterative design is a design method that operates on incremental development by the repeated progression of modeling, examining, analyzing, and developing a product or process. As the design progresses, changes and refinements are made...

Prototypes

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Prototypes are visual and/or tangible ideas produced to imagine, problem solve, share, test, and evaluate designs before producing a final artifact. Karl T. Ulrich and Steven D. Eppinger in Product Design and Development (2000) describe...

Closing Remark

Louise Valentine

Louise Valentine is a senior researcher in Design and Craft at the University of Dundee, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Prototype : Design and Craft in the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Design and craft are activities requiring freedom—freedom to explore, to allow imagination and creativity to range widely and to bring knowledge and expertise alive in a wild, uninhibited dance. The activity is a dialogue following...