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Embodying Openness: A Pragmatist Exploration into the Aesthetic Experience of Design Form-Giving


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Title: Embodying Openness: A Pragmatist Exploration into the Aesthetic Experience of Design Form-Giving
Authors: Ariana, Amacker
E-mail: ariana.amacker@hdk.gu.se
Issue Date: 12-Jun-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Konstnärliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts
Institution: HDK - School of Design and Crafts ; HDK - Högskolan för design och konsthantverk
Date of Defence: 2017-09-01
Disputation: 13:00, HDK - Academy of Design and Crafts, Art Library, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ArtMonitor
No 63
Keywords: design research
Pragmatism
aesthetic experience
form-giving
arts-based learning
Abstract: This thesis explores the tension between a reflective view of design and design as an embodied, aesthetic experience. Most research exploring the nature of design follows a tradition of practice-based design research, which aims to empirically establish what constitutes design by studying what designers do and say. The challenge with this observational approach is that it depends on design as an object of study and can therefore only deal with its rational or cognitive dimension. The inherently ... more
ISBN: 978-91-982423-6-2 (printed version)
978-91-982423-7-9 (digital version)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52338
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Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Högskolan för design och konsthantverk (jul 2012-)

 

 

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