Latest publications:
A Potential Dichotomy: Clothing, Fashion, and the UK Apparel Industry

This research focuses upon the production of apparel in the United Kingdom, in order to explore a potential dichotomy between clothing and fashion.

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Published Online: January 16, 2017

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Reclaiming a Virtual Sense of Place

This research investigates effective representation methods where the client has more opportunities to interact during the design process to better understand the virtual/spatial sense of place.

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Published Online: January 4, 2017

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Architectural Considerations and Design Principles Affecting Human Health and Applied to an Emergency House Prototype

An emergency house prototype is analyzed according to several "bio-healthy markers" showing design principles that must be followed in order to achieve an emergency architecture which benefits human health.

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Published Online: December 22, 2016

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Implementing Design Sprints in the Education of Industrial Designers

A fourth-year design studio utilizes a "design sprint," colliding concept development of housewares products with large-scale farm equipment, in rapid paced design thinking towards a human-centered product development project.

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Published Online: December 22, 2016

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A Catalyst for Change: Understanding Characteristics of Citizen-driven Placemaking Endeavors Across Diverse Communities

This paper examines four approaches to citizen-driven placemaking including need-based occupations, artistic interventions, civil disobedience, and civic-minded improvements that create meaningful places for citizens rather than strategic agencies.

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Published Online: December 22, 2016

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The Grain of the Browser: What Designers Should Know about the Craft of Web Design

This article address the often problematic inclusion of web technologies in design education by clarifying what constitutes "working knowledge" via an exploration of the browser as medium.

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Published Online: November 18, 2016

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A Process of Hybridization: Design = Mindfulness + Cognition

This article discusses "Design Flows" as a hybrid design process combining mindfulness and cognition. The process is supported by the "3M" scale, classifying thinking into mechanical, mental, and mindful areas.

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Contemporary Digital Technology’s Implications for Learning Environments and its Users: Review of Literature

This literature review examines cross-disciplinary understanding of learning environments in response to the recent proliferation of wireless mobile technology and its impact on generational learning preferences and learning performance.

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Published Online: November 17, 2016

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Novice Visual Communication Design Students’ Awareness of Design Process

This article discusses how a design process diary/journal facilitated student learning and meta-cognitive awareness of the design process.

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Published Online: November 17, 2016

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Trust = Utility + Security: Designing for that Elusive Quality in Cloud Computing

This paper describes how Thriving Systems Theory can be applied to help design more secure and therefore more trustworthy components and services in cloud computing.

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Published Online: November 9, 2016

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