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We argue that the processes of creating successful comedy are comparable to the processes of designing an innovative product. Our research explores how constructs of humour may be applied to the early phase of engineering design, when divergent thinking is assumed to be most valuable. During a series of exploratory workshops, the principles and processes of creating improvised comedy presented an opportunity to reinvigorate the design process, and overcome some of the common barriers to effective group brainstorming. This paper discusses the link between improvised comedy and design creativity, and the early development of a new improvisation-based approach to design ideation.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 3 Nov 2016|
|Event||4th International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC 2016) - Georgia, Atlanta, United States|
Duration: 2 Nov 2016 → 4 Nov 2016
|Conference||4th International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC 2016)|
|Period||2/11/16 → 4/11/16|
- concept generation
- engineering design
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12/10/15 → 11/04/17
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