Designer Storytelling

Parkinson, David and Bohemia, Erik (2012) Designer Storytelling. In: 14th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, 6 & 7 September 2012, Artesis University College, Antwerp, Belgium.

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This paper aims to explore the approaches that designers take when storytelling. Design artefacts, such as sketches, models, storyboards and multimedia presentations, are often described in terms of stories. We aim to observe designers’ approaches to storytelling during a design project ran in The Global Studio, an international conglomerate of design students from various universities throughout the world. Literature that provides theory surrounding storytelling is used to provide a framework of analysis with which we used to observe the design artefacts produced by the students. The paper concludes by discussing the themes in approach to storytelling that have emerged upon observing the students’ design artefacts and the implications that we believe this has for Design Education.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: W200 Design studies
X300 Academic studies in Education
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
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Depositing User: David Parkinson
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2014 11:07
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2023 15:18

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