Design processes vary with design domains. In this research we are investigating the drivers for these differences and examining opportunities to transfer best practice across design domains. Currently we are investigating the nature of creativity in different domains.

Researchers include:

Chris Earl
Claudia Eckert

Recent projects

Comparative Design - Cambridge MIT Institute (CMI) project "Across Design".

Publications

Eckert C M, Blackwell A, Bucciarelli L, Earl C , (2010) “Shared Conversations Across Design” Design Issues 26, 27–39

Eckert, Claudia and Schadewitz, Nicole (2011). Disziplinen der Produktentwicklung aus der Perspektive des angelsächsischen Raums. In: Banse, Gerhard and Fleischer, Lutz-Günther eds. Wissenschaft im Kontext. Inter- und Transdisziplinarität in Theorie und Praxis. Abhandlungen der Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften, Bd. 27 (27). Berlin: trafo verlag, In Press.