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Service Design: Developing A Creative Ideation and Low-Tech Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Multicolores Embroidery Project

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  • Kelly Cobb (University of Delaware)

Abstract

The Purpose of this design research was to develop a creative ideation and low tech rapid prototyping toolkit based on artisan-defined needs and criteria. The aim was apply creative expertise responsively, toward the beneficial use and in service to others. Cross-cultural design interventions ideally respect and attempt to encourage artisanal creativity and agency.  In this scenario, the design researcher bridges a gap, facilitating artisans in an effort to better compete with the products and practices of modern industrialization.

Keywords: cross-cultural collaboration, cultural textile, artisan, product development

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Cobb, K., (2022) “Service Design: Developing A Creative Ideation and Low-Tech Rapid Prototyping Toolkit for Multicolores Embroidery Project”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 79(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.16101

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Published on
31 Dec 2022
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