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Learning from ‘superstar’ designers (2006)
Conference Proceeding
Rodgers, P. (2006). Learning from ‘superstar’ designers. In J. S. Gero (Ed.), Design Computing and Cognition ‘06 (583-601).

Recent research has suggested that it is more important to study expert designers than novices. Typically, however, design expertise has been seen by researchers as the accumulation and organization of domain-specific knowledge. This work, however, v... Read More about Learning from ‘superstar’ designers.

Untangling the culture medium of student designers (2006)
Journal Article
Strickfaden, M., Heylighen, A., Rodgers, P., & Neuckermans, H. (2006). Untangling the culture medium of student designers. CoDesign, 2(02), 97-107.

Designs do not occur in a vacuum. They are nourished by a breeding ground composed of various substances, phenomena and traces, which function as raw material for concept generation and ultimately for design. This paper examines the composition and f... Read More about Untangling the culture medium of student designers.

Crossing design boundaries (2005)
Rodgers, P., Hepburn, D., & Brodhurst, L. (2005). Crossing design boundaries. London: Taylor and Francis

This book presents over 100 papers from the 3rd Engineering & Product Design Education International Conference dedicated to the subject of exploring novel approaches in product design education. The theme of the book is Crossing Design Boundaries, w... Read More about Crossing design boundaries.