an article in The Design Journal (2017)

Interplay of Sketches and Mental Imagery in the Design Ideation Stage of Novice Designers. Tedjosaputro, M. A., Shih, Y.-T., Niblock, C. & Pradel, P. (2017). Interplay of Sketches and Mental Imagery in the Design Ideation Stage of Novice Designers. The Design Journal, 1-25. Link to article:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2018.1395655






Differences in Sketches and Mental Imagery in Ideation Stage of Novice Designers

Update: The most recent publication is now up in Springer.  It is part of my ongoing PhD discussions related to the use of external and internal representations. Abstract. Previous empirical studies in sketches and mental imagery showed that there is no significant difference in overall quality and possibility to use mental imagery as design tool. This preliminary study Read More






ICoRD 2015, Bangalore, India.

ICoRD (International Conference on Research into Design) 2015. Bangalore, India. The poster was presented after the brief podium presentation; during tea time. Tedjosaputro, M., Shih, Y., Pradel, P. & Niblock, C. (2015). Multidisciplinary Design Behaviour Using Sketching and Mental Imagery: A Literature Review and Considerations for Future Research. In: Chakrabarti, A. (ed.) ICoRD’15 – Research Read More