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Evaluating Inclusive Design Tools: An Insight
(Proceedings of the Include 2011, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, UK, 2011)
Over the years, there are a number of tools and methods developed to support inclusive design, and new tools and methods are being developed to plug existing gaps or meet new needs. However, there is a lack of evidence ...
Making the tacit explicit through design tools: the development of a Colab and iD Cards to support industrial design and engineering design practice
(International Conference 2011 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge - EKSIG 2011, University for the Creative Art, Farnham, UK, 2011)
(British Standards Instutition, 2014-03)
This article talks about my role at DMU and my area of teaching in Standards. “At De Montfort University, under the scope of product design, I’m module leader for technical definition. I teach standards in a broad sense ...
Experimental Setup for Ultrasonic-Assisted Desktop Fused Deposition Modeling System
(International Conference on Design and Concurrent Engineering 2014, 2014-09-22)
Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is an additive manufacturing (AM) process that has been used in various manufacturing fields. However, the drawback of FDM is poor surface finish of part produced, leading to surface roughness ...
Making the Tacit Explicit: Developing Tools to Support Collaboration During Industrial Design and Engineering Design Practice
(International Conference 2013 of the Design Research Society Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge, EKSIG 2013: Knowing Inside Out - Experiential Knowledge, Expertise and Connoisseurship, Loughborough University, UK. 4-5 July 2013, 2013)
Industrial designers employ an extensive range of media and techniques at various times during professional practice. Whilst general patterns of use are acknowledged, such as loose sketches at the beginning of product ...
DMU News: A way of touching sound
(De Montfort University, 2013-06-03)
An intriguing way of converting music and sound into something you can see and touch has been developed by researchers at De Montfort University (DMU). They have created a sound sphere – and their physical model of what a ...
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 ...
(DataMIX Workshop, Open University, 2010-11-29)
iD Cards pdf
(Design Practice Research Group, Loughborough University and Industrial Designers Society of America, 2014)
Having identified a need to facilitate greater understanding of the language and methods used during New Product Development (NPD), especially those used by industrial designers and engineering designers, the Design Practice ...
CoLab - Supporting communication and collaboration between industrial designers and engineering designers
(Design Practice Research Group, Loughborough University, 2014)
CoLab is a design tool that provides information on the use of design representations (sketches, drawings, models and prototypes) by engineering designers and industrial designers during New Product Development (NPD). There ...