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28th Nov. (Sun)

Registration Desk

Entrance Hall (3rd Floor)
28th Nov. (Sun)
29th Nov. (Mon)
30th Nov. (Tue)
1st Dec. (Wed)


Keynote Speech
International Conference Room (3rd Floor)
Panel Discussions
International Conference Room (3rd Floor)
Podium Sessions
International Conference Room (3rd Floor)
Short Presentations
International Conference Room (3rd Floor)
Poster Viewings
Reception Hall (3rd Floor)

Time Table

29th Nov. (Mon)

Address by Dr. Chris McMahon
(President of the Design Society)
Session 1

Theories on Design Creativity
Coffee break
Session 2

Design Process and Cognition 1
Poster Viewing A
Session 3

Analogical Design Computing
Coffee break
Session 4

Design Synthesis

Keynote Speech

Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshikawa (Japan)

Address by Dr. Hideki Fukuda
(President of Kobe University)
30th Nov. (Tue)

Session 5

Coffee break
Panel Discussion 1
Directions for Design Creativity Research

 Dr. John S. Gero (USA)
 Dr. Mary L. Maher (Australia)
 Dr. Steven M. Smith (USA)

Dr. Yukari Nagai (Japan)
Session 6

Design Process and Cognition 2
Coffee break

Panel Discussion 2
Directions for Design Creativity Research

 Dr. Amaresh Chakrabarti (India)
 Dr. Gabriela Goldschmidt (Israel)
 Dr. Yukari Nagai (Japan)

Dr. Toshiharu Taura (Japan)

Dinner Cruising
1st Dec. (Wed)

Session 7

Visual Representation in Design
Coffee break
Poster Viewing B
Poster Viewing C
Session 8

Design Education
Session 9

Design Image and Inspiration


Invited Papers

Future Directions for Design Creativity Research
John S. Gero
Systematic Procedures Supporting Creativity - A Contradiction?
Udo Lindemann
Better, Not Catchier: Design Creativity Research in the Service of Value
Gabriela Goldschmidt
Using Evolved Analogies to Overcome Creative Design Fixation
Steven M. Smith, Julie S. Linsey and Andruid Kerne
Design Creativity Research: From the Individual to the Crowd
Mary L. Maher
Motivation as a Major Direction for Design Creativity Research
Amaresh Chakrabarti
Design Research and Designing: The Synergy and The Team
Yong Se Kim
Discussion on Direction of Design Creativity Research (Part 1) - New Definition of Design and Creativity: Beyond the Problem-Solving Paradigm
Toshiharu Taura and Yukari Nagai
Discussion on Direction of Design Creativity Research (Part 2) - Research Issues and Methodologies: From the Viewpoint of Deep Feelings and Desirable Figure
Yukari Nagai and Toshiharu Taura


Podium Session

DAY 1 Nov. 29 (Mon)
  • 9:20 - 10:20
  • Session 1: Theories on Design Creativity
    Session Chair: John S. Gero

    1-1. Not from Scratch: The DMS Model of Design Creativity
    Gabriela Goldschmidt (Israel)
    1-2. Influence of Environmental Information on Expert-perceived Creativity of Ideas
    Daniel Collado-Ruiz (Spain) and Hesamedin Ostad-Ahmad-Ghorabi (Austria)
    1-3. Towards a New Theory for Design Activity Reasoning
    Denis Choulier (France)

  • 10:50 - 11:50
  • Session 2: Design Process and Cognition 1
    Session Chair: Julie S. Linsey

    2-1. An Approach to Measuring Metaphoricity of Creative Design
    Hung-Hsiang Wang and Jung-Hsuan Chan (Taiwan)
    2-2. Interrelations between Motivation, Creativity and Emotions in Design Thinking Processes – An Empirical Study Based on Regulatory Focus Theory
    Madeleine Kröper, Doris Fay, Tilmann Lindberg and Christoph Meinel (Germany)
    2-3. Conceptual Design and Cognitive Elements of Creativity: Toward Personalized Learning Supports for Design Creativity
    Yong Se Kim, JongHo Shin and Yun Kyoung Shin (Korea)

  • 14:30 - 15:50
  • Session 3: Analogical Design Computing
    Session Chair: Yan Jin

    3-1. DANE: Fostering Creativity in and through Biologically Inspired Design
    Swaroop Vattam, Bryan Wiltgen, Michael Helms, Ashok K. Goel and Jeannette Yen (USA)
    3-2. Development of a Catalogue of Physical Laws and Effects Using SAPPhIRE Model
    Srinivasan V and Amaresh Chakrabarti (India)
    3-3. Measuring Semantic and Emotional Responses to Bio-inspired Design
    Jieun Kim (France), Carole Bouchard (France), Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze (UK) and Améziane Aoussat (France)
    3-4. Design of Emotional and Creative Motion by Focusing on Rhythmic Features
    Kaori Yamada, Toshiharu Taura and Yukari Nagai (Japan)

  • 16:20 - 17:20
  • Session 4: Design Synthesis
    Session Chair: Amaresh Chakrabarti

    4-1. Create Adaptive Systems through "DNA" Guided Cellular Formation
    George Zouein, Chang Chen and Yan Jin (USA)
    4-2. Developing a Coding Scheme to Analyse Creativity in Highly-constrained Design Activities
    Elies A. Dekoninck, Huang Yue, Thomas J. Howard and Christopher A. McMahon (UK)
    4-3. Effectiveness of Brainwriting Techniques: Comparing Nominal Groups to Real Teams
    Julie S. Linsey and Blake Becker (USA)

    DAY 2 Nov. 30 (Tue)
  • 9:00 - 10:20
  • Session 5: Methods and Tools for Design Creativity
    Session Chair: Asko Riitahuhta

    5-1. Front End Industrial Design (FE-ID) - Developing New Tools and Models for Industrial Designers to Operate at the Front End of New Product Development
    Paul W. Wormald (Singapore)
    5-2. Virtuality – Offering Opportunities for Creativity?
    Anthony Williams, Ning Gu and Hedda Haugen Askland (Australia)
    5-3. Thinking Inside the Box: Model, Tool, Team and Setting for Building Design
    Wim Zeiler (Netherlands)
    5-4. Signs of Collaborative Ideation and the Hybrid Ideation Space
    Tomás Dorta (Canada), Annemarie Lesage (Canada), Edgar Pérez (Canada) and J.M. Christian Bastien (France)

  • 13:50 - 15:10
  • Session 6: Design Process and Cognition 2
    Session Chair: Toshiharu Taura

    6-1. Creativity: Depth and Breadth
    Barbara Tversky and Juliet Y. Chou (USA)
    6-2. Research Methodology for Internal Observation of Design Thinking in the Creative Self-formation Process
    Yukari Nagai, Toshiharu Taura and Koutaro Sano (Japan)
    6-3. Design as a Perception-in-Action Process
    Katja Tschimmel (Portgal)
    6-4. Verbal Stimuli in Design Creativity: A Case-study with Japanese Sound-symbolic Words
    Céline Mougenot and Katsumi Watanabe (Japan)

    DAY 3 Dec.1 (Wed)
  • 9:00 - 10:20
  • Session 7: Visual Representation in Design
    Session Chair: Gabriela Goldschmidt

    7-1. Creative Collaborative Strategies of Remote Sketching on Design
    Luz-Maria Jimenez-Narvaez and Arturo Segrera (Canada)
    7-2. Creation of New Fashion Illustration Painting Techniques by Use of India-ink Painting Techniques: Research into Line Drawing Techniques of Expression in Fashion Illustrations
    Sachiko Nagasawa, Shin'ya Nagasawa and Kazunari Morimoto (Japan)
    7-3. How Uncertainty Helps Sketch Interpretation in a Design Task
    Winger S.W. Tseng (Taiwan) and Linden J. Ball (UK)
    7-4. The Complementary Role of Representations in Design Creativity: Sketches and Models
    Alejandro Acuna and Ricardo Sosa (Mexico)

  • 15:10 - 16:30
  • Session 8: Design Education
    Session Chair: Christopher A. McMahon

    8-1. A Creativity Environment for Educational Engineering Projects when Developing an Innovative Product: A Case Study
    Karl Hain, Christoph Rappl and Markus Fraundorfer (Germany)
    8-2. The Metaphor of an Ensemble: Design Creativity as Skill Integration
    Newton S. D'souza (USA)
    8-3. Coaching the Cognitive Processes of Inventive Problem Solving with a Computer
    Niccolò Becattini, Yuri Borgianni, Gaetano Cascini and Federico Rotini (Italy)
    8-4. Creative Engineering Design Aspects given in a Creativity Training Course
    Joaquim Lloveras, Miguel-Angel Saiz, Carlos García-Delgado, Jairo Chaur, Lluis Claudí, Anna Barlocci and Laura Carnicero (Spain)

  • 16:50 - 17:50
  • Session 9: Design Image and Inspiration
    Session Chair: Barbara Tversky

    9-1. Differential Approach of Design Image and Similarity Cognition
    YiTing Huang and Hung-Hsiang Wang (Taiwan)
    9-2. Poetry and Design: Disparate Domains but Similar Processes
    Erin L. Beatty and Linden J. Ball (UK)
    9-3. Design by Customer: a Management of Flexibilities
    Risdiyono (Indonesia) and Pisut Koomsap (Thailand)


    Short Presentation

    DAY 1 Nov. 29 (Mon)
  • 11:50 - 12:50
  • Short Presentation A
    Session Chair: Céline Mougenot

    A-1. A Study on the Convergence of Meaning and Creativity of the Generated Concepts in Design
    Georgi V. Georgiev, Yukari Nagai and Toshiharu Taura (Japan)
    A-2. Thinking Outside the Box: Integral Design and C-K Concept Creation
    Wim Zeiler (Netherlands)
    A-3. New Approaching Method of Trend Promotion
    Hyang Eun Lee and Soon Jong Lee (Korea)
    A-4. Implementation of Design Project to Foster Creative Nurses
    Norio Ishii, Hiroyasu Ito and Mie Anai (Japan)
    A-5. Creativity is the Naturalized Self Experienced in Ontogenic Drift
    Julia Brewis (South Africa)
    A-6. A Collaborative Process to Maximize Design Creativity for Pediatric Care
    Hyojin Nam, Fiammetta Costa, Giuseppe Andreoni and Maximiliano Romero (Italy)
    A-7. MOHE: Mobile Health for Moms, Kids, Adults and Elderly
    Pelin Arslan, Hyojin Nam, Maximiliano Romero, Paolo Perego, Fiammetta Costa, Giuseppe Andreoni and Sabrina Muschiato (Italy)
    A-8. Exploring the Relationships between Emotion and Design Process for Designers Today
    Amic G. Ho (Hong Kong)
    A-9. "Mind the Oddness Trap!" - Theory and Practice in Design Thinking
    Christine Noweski and Christoph Meinel (Germany)
    A-10. Artistic Versus Generic Design Creativity
    Anders Brix (Denmark)
    A-11. From Ambiguity to Complexity: Conceptualising Creativity in the Context of Formal Design Education
    Hedda Haugen Askland, Anthony Williams and Michael Ostwald (Australia)
    A-12. Meta-cognition as a Tool for Finding, Framing, Externalizing and Storytelling
    Masaki Suwa (Japan)
    A-13. Developing Engineering Creativity in the Early Design Stages of Product Development Process
    Leena Ryynänen and Asko Riitahuhta (Finland)
    A-14. An Ethnographic Study of Collaborative Design: Multi-modal Generation and (Re)-attribution of Design Ideas
    Anne-Marie Hébert, Françoise Détienne and Christian Licoppe (France)
    A-15. On Designing "Stochastic Idea Generator"
    Yoshiaki Mima (Japan)
    A-16. Brainstorming is a Bowl of Spaghetti: An In Depth Study of Collaborative Design Process and Creativity Methods with Experienced Design Practitioners
    Layda Gongora and Alan Dix (UK)

    DAY 3 Dec.1 (Wed)
  • 10:50 - 11:50
  • Short Presentation B
    Session Chair: Newton S. D'souza

    B-1. Design Thinking: An Educational Model towards Creative Confidence
    Ingo Rauth, Eva Köppen, Birgit Jobst and Christoph Meinel (Germany)
    B-2. Experimental Investigation on Effects of Explanation Activities on Improvement of Creative Ideas
    Nana Kanzaki and Kazuhisa Miwa (Japan)
    B-3. Visualization – a Catalyst for Creativity in New Product Development (NPD)
    Anders Wikström (Sweden)
    B-4. Social Relations as the Key for Design Team Effectiveness
    Janayna Velozo and Jiro Sagara (Japan)
    B-5. The Cultural Dimensions of an Interdisciplinary Design Approach
    Napapong Naparat (Canada)
    B-6. Gaining Insights from Poetic Collaboration as a Way to Inform Teamwork in Technological Design
    Erin L. Beatty and Linden J. Ball (UK)
    B-7. Fabrications of Natural and Artificial: A Case Study of Enhancing Users' Impressions
    Ian Gwilt (Australia), Georgi V. Georgiev (Japan) and Yukari Nagai (Japan)
    B-8. Recode, Name and Displace
    Arnaud Hendrickx (Belgium)
    B-9. Shared Insights in Design Processes – A Discussion of In-vivo Evidence in and beyond Existing Creativity Frameworks
    Stefan Wiltschnig, Balder Onarheim and Bo T. Christensen (Denmark)
    B-10. Creative Customers and How We Can Meet their Expectations
    Shuichi Fukuda (USA)
    B-11. Creating Customer Experience by Emotional Design
    Yusuke Irisawa and Shin'ya Nagasawa (Japan)
    B-12. Ma: The Realm of Mystery in Sugiura Kohei's 'Asian Grammar of Design'
    Hung Ky Nguyen (Australia)
    B-13. Toying With Creative Design: Starting to Design Instruments of Play
    Katriina Irja Heljakka (Finland)
    B-14. Art-ethnography to Analyze the Role of Sketches in Car Designing
    Michiro Eguchi and Takeshi Okada (Japan)
    B-15. The Imaginative Process of Thinking
    Jo Van Den Berghe (Belgium)
    B-16. An Analysis on Similarity of Product Images
    Hung-Hsiang Wang and Jung-Hsuan Chan (Taiwan)

  • 13:30 - 14:30
  • Short Presentation C
    Session Chair: Georgi V. Georgiev

    C-1. Enabling Creativity. Imagination in Design Processes
    Mads Nygaard Folkmann (Denmark)
    C-2. Changing Personal Memories to Group Memories: Study of a Workshop on the Expression of Personal Memories
    Yumiko Nagai, Hisao Nojima and Takeshi Sunaga (Japan)
    C-3. Creativity in Spatial Design Processes: Establishing a Non-Routine Design Approach
    Heike Rahmann and Marieluise Jonas (Australia)
    C-4. Pressure toward Creativity: Individual/Group Work in Student Design Competition
    Jesenka Pibernik, Diana Milcic and Josip Bota (Croatia)
    C-5. Method for Analyzing Individual Differences in Idea Evaluation and Interpretation
    Masakazu Kobayashi and Masatake Higashi (Japan)
    C-6. Investigating the Nature of Creativity as it is Understood in Graphic Design Industries
    Salman Amur Alhajri (UK)
    C-7. DoDesign: A Tool for Creativity-based Innovation
    Karen Wuytens and Bert Willems (Belgium)
    C-8. The Creation Model in Image Design
    Tetsuo Takada (Japan)
    C-9. Procedure to Obtain and Organise Creative Solutions. Water Shortage Case
    Joaquim Lloveras (Spain)
    C-10. A Model of Creativity from the Paradigm of Complexity
    Renzo Boccardo (Venezuela) and Joaquim Lloveras (Spain)
    C-11. Kaikaku – A Complement to Emergence based Development
    Tomas Backstrom and Bengt Olof Koping Olsson (Sweden)
    C-12. A Cognitive Approach to Designing Manuals
    Takugo Y. Fukaya, Susumu Ono, Minoru Minakuchi, Gaku Sumino, Koji Yoshida, Seiya Nakashima, Masako Hayashi and Hiroshi Ando (Japan)
    C-13. Creative Design Thinking based on Understanding Human Imagination
    Feng Zhou, Georgi V. Georgiev, Yukari Nagai and Nami Morishita (Japan)
    C-14. A Tool Set to Measure Creativity: Analyzing the Fitness of ABACUS as being the Complementary Tool for Linkography
    Duwarahan Rajendra (USA)
    C-15. The 'X' Factor: A Hypothesis to Find the Roots of Creativity
    Duwarahan Rajendra (USA)
    C-16. What If Creativity Were 60 Things Not One, Towards a Grammar of Design
    Richard Tabor Greene (Japan)


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