Date of this Version

8-8-2012

Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Details

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Jervis, J. (2012). Renaissance 3.0: Speaking design. Paper presented at the DMI 2012 International Design Conference. 8-9 August, 2012. Boston, USA.

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2012 HERDC submission. FoR code: 120302

© Copyright Janet Jervis, 2012

ISBN

9780615664538

Abstract

Diverse perceptions of the terms design, design thinking and digital design literacy can cause confusion and will challenge communication for the 21st Century. This paper presents a map of early research emergent from the literature survey of contemporary design theories and analysis of their robustness with respect to developing a language of design across industries. The proposed language is not envisaged as a curriculum design or as a substitute for formal education but as a fundamental element in bridging the gaps of understanding between collaborative partners. The paper reviews the questions that present themselves and pilot data that indicates support for a cohesive language in which all participants have shared meaning.

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