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Environment-friendly Interior Materials and Products

This study focuses on the availability of environment-friendly interior materials and the consumer behavior toward such products.

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Published Online: June 24, 2016

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Students and Interior Design Educators: Working Together in Studio Toward Successful Design Project Outcomes

This paper discusses findings about studio activities senior studio students found most influential to their design process and how student beliefs changed during the semester.

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Published Online: June 23, 2016

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Problem Space and Solution Space Practice in Design Methods in Relation to Exotelic and Autotelic Experience: A Theoretical Exploration

A theoretical exploration of the practice of problem space and solution space in prescriptive and descriptive design methods and the connection of the practice with exotelic and autotelic experience.

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Published Online: June 21, 2016

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Intercultural Design Competence: A Guide for Graphic Designers Working Across Cultural Boundaries

This paper combines a review of communication literature, along with insights from multiple interviews, to propose a new approach (termed Intercultural Design Competence) for graphic designers working across cultural boundaries.

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Published Online: June 17, 2016

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Design Practice as Palimpsest

This paper considers transformational change. Examples of my design practice investigate how the natural world, including weather’s progressive effacements and human interventions, such as drawing over pre-existing texts, create palimpsests.

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Published Online: June 17, 2016

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Teaching Computer Programming for Designers

This paper discusses the teaching initiative of computer programming for designers at PUC-Rio. The theoretic fundamentals that inspired the course are outlined, and we analyze the results of this initiative.

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Published Online: June 9, 2016

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Bio-utilization, Bio-inspiration, and Bio-affiliation in Design for Sustainability: : Biotechnology, Biomimicry, and Biophilic Design

The paper discusses biological approaches to design for sustainability, such as "bio-utilization" (as in bio-technology), "bio-inspiration" (as in biomimicry), and "bio-affiliation" (as in Biophilic Design).

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Published Online: May 26, 2016

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Codification of Ritual in Design

Ritual theory offers insight into architectural conceptions of spatial composition, aesthetics, human association, and memory. This research presents various interdisciplinary perspectives on ritual and their potential application in design.

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Published Online: May 26, 2016

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Collaborative Learning in Design Education: The Value of Collaboration and Collective Experience in Team Projects

This paper synthesizes research from the design and psychology fields to make a case for the use of student collaborative teams in design education.

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Published Online: May 26, 2016

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The Academic Growth in Service Learning

This study reported the learning experience of graduate students who designed Web sites as service-learning projects for local community organizations.

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Published Online: May 26, 2016

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