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Replicating an Anglo-Saxon Spindle Whorl
I was commissioned by the Leicester Arts and Museums Service to replicate a 1500 year old rock crystal faceted spindle whorl that was dug near Lutterworth Road. A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the ...
A Taxonomy of Design Features for Additive Manufacture
(International Conference on Design and Concurrent Engineering 2012 (iDECON 2012), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, 15-16 Oct 2012, 2012)
The use of Additive Manufacture (AM) in New Product Development (NPD) supports creativity, reduces tooling costs and enhances the development process. Despite these advantages, there is still lack of available information ...
Ethnography in action! Investigating the experience of silver shoppers
(Inclusive Design Research Group, Brunel University, 2012-03-07)
Ageing has been closely linked to loss of agility and strength that makes shopping a challenge for senior citizens. The pilot study investigated current difficulties associated with food shopping among consumers above 65 ...
Design for Manufacturing
(Emerald Publishers, 2012)
Viewpoint: Design for Manufacturing Assembly Automation AA 32-2 (Design for Manufacturing) At this time of writing, the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and ...
Development of a design feature database to support design for additive manufacturing.
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012)
1. Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose a method to aid design practitioners and students towards the design of additive manufactured products or parts produced using laser sintering (LS). 2. Design/metho ...
Design for All
(Design for All Institute of India, 2012-07-13)
Past, Present and Future: Using Digital Technologies to Support Conservation
(De Montfort University, 2012-05-25)
The use of emerging technologies conventionally applied to design and engineering industries are now increasingly used for object-based conservation and location-based heritage projects. These new technologies are changing ...
Exploring the use of additive manufacture for high value consumer products
(13th Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping & Manufacturing (RDPM2012), 2012-06-22)
High value consumer products have proved significant in the development of Additive Manufacturing (AM). Whilst the often whimsical outputs of this sector lack the economic importance of the aerospace industry or the ...
Experimental 3D Digital Techniques in Design Practice
(The 2nd International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC2012), 2012-09-18)
Experimentation is central to creative practice. Artists throughout the ages have explored, adopted and adapted the use of tools and techniques for creative means. The digital era has been no different; and as technology ...