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Title: Optimising multi-disciplinary contributions for the smart clothing development process
Authors: Ariyatum, B
Holland, R
Harrison, DJ
Keywords: Smart clothing;New product development process;Collaborative design;Multidisciplinary approach;Creative exploration;Grounded theory analysis
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing
Citation: Design Journal, 9(1): 23-36
Abstract: This research aims to introduce a strategic approach to overcome the creative boundaries and optimize multidisciplinary contributions in Smart Clothing development, since the former research results revealed that these issues are key to achieving fully integrated Smart Clothes. Therefore, this paper examines collaborative projects that are shown to break through the creative boundary and integrate multidisciplinary contributions, and identifies how individual designers overcome their creative constraints and collaborate with others, in order to identify a practical method. The research result indicates that a clear description of Smart Clothing’s context will provide a new framework for the developers to work on.
ISBN: 1460-6965
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Dept of Design Research Papers

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