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Session Overview
Location: Online
Date: Wednesday, 26/Aug/2020
Keynote 1: Dr Jonathan Hey
Location: Online
Chair: Jean-François Boujut
Podium 1: Measuring Design Creativity and Its Impact
Location: Online
Chair: Nathan Crilly

Retrospective and Prospective of the Study of Design Creativity: 80 Years into the Past and the Future

Ricardo Sosa1,2

1: Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand; 2: Monash University, Australia

On the novelty of software products

Alejandra Beghelli1, Sara Jones2

1: Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Goldsmiths, University of London; 2: City, University of London

Creativity Assessment via Novelty and Usefulness (CANU) – Approach to an Easy to Use Objective Test Tool

Lorenz Prasch, Philipp Maruhn, Marcel Brünn, Klaus Bengler

Technichal University of Munich, Germany

Podium 2: Applied Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Helena Hashemi Farzaneh

Co-Design Visions of Public Makerspaces in China

Busayawan Lam1, Youngok Choi1, Xi Chen1, Sophia de Sousa2

1: Brunel University London, United Kingdom; 2: The Glass-House Community Led Design

Businesspersons’ idea generation confidence shifts through a minimum design thinking training

Nanami Furue

Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Participation of healthcare representatives in health-related design sprints

Mira Alhonsuo1, Melanie Sarantou1, Samantha Hookway2, Satu Miettinen1, Maarja Motus3

1: University of Lapland, Finland; 2: University of Gothenburg, Academy of Design and Arts; 3: Estonian Academy of Art

Fixation in the creative practices and Perceptions of Independent Ceramic Designers

Qianang SUN, Eunyoung KIM

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Podium 3: Diverse Perspectives on Design Cognition
Location: Online
Chair: Gaetano Cascini

Enhancing creativity by demonstrating individual vulnerability to fixation

Maria Adriana Neroni, Nathan Crilly

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Brain Activity in Constrained and Open Design Spaces: An EEG study

Sonia Liliana da Silva Vieira1, John S. Gero2, Jessica Delmoral3, Shumin Li1, Gaetano Cascini1, António A. Fernandes4

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: UNCC, Charlotte, NC; 3: INEGI FEUP, Portugal; 4: FEUP, Portugal

An analysis of socio-cognitive activities during co-creative design supported by spatialized augmented reality

Cédric Masclet, Laetitia Baldacchino, Jean-François Boujut

UGA, France

Sustaining creativity with neuro-cognitive feedback: a preliminary study

Tripp Shealy1, John Gero2, Julie Milovanovic3, Mo Hu1

1: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA; 2: Department of Computer Science and School of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, USA; 3: AAU-CRENAU, Graduate School of Architecture, Nantes, France

Short 1: Creative Design Processes and Methods
Location: Online
Chair: Julie Milovanovic


Tao Shen1, Yukari Nagai2

1: College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai , China; 2: Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi City, Japan

The problematization for creativity in design

Luiza Grazziotin Selau1,2,3, Julio van der Linden1, Carlos Duarte2, Teemu Leinonen3

1: UFRGS - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; 2: IADE - Universidade Europeia; 3: Aalto University

A Bottom up Functional Domain Synthesis Approach for Creative Conceptual Design.

Yu-Tong Li, Yu-Xin Wang

China University of Petroleum, China, People's Republic of

Literature review: Existing methods using VR to enhance creativity

Zhengya Gong, Georgi V. Georgiev

Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP),University of Oulu, Finland

Date: Thursday, 27/Aug/2020
Podium 4: Responsible Design
Location: Online
Chair: Ricardo Sosa

Success-oriented eco-ideation sessions: lessons learnt from the use of ten eco-design guidelines

Lorenzo Maccioni, Yuri Borgianni

Free University of Bozen|Bolzano - Faculty of Science and Technology, Italy

Revealing the hidden: using co-design to explore campus sustainability through data physicalisation

Ian Gwilt, Aaron Davis

University of South Australia, Australia

Understanding emotional responses and perception within new creative practices of biological materials

Nurul Ayn Ahmad Sayuti1,2, Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen1

1: Design Products, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom; 2: Industrial Design, Faculty of Art & Design, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Sensemaking in the design space: in-betweenness and identity construction of design managers

Tarja Pääkkönen, Sarantou Melanie, Satu Miettinen

University of Lapland, Finland

Short 2: Creativity in Collaborative and Participatory Design
Location: Online
Chair: Hernan Casakin

Participatory Design Research of Vegetable-based Snack Products with Adolescent Participants

Alice Sophie Melissa Mort Gilmour, Steve Gill, Gareth Loudon

Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Process of Mess Mapping™ the Challenges of Cross-Border Mobility in the Barents Region

Mari Suoheimo1, Toni Lusikka2

1: University of Lapland, Finland; 2: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Let’s hear children voice. An implementation of a design process model to understand kid’s view on tangible interaction.

Marta Cortés Orduña1, Ivan Sanchez Milara1, Marianne Kinnula2, Tonja Molin-Juustila2, Anne-Marie Oikarinen3, Jukka Riekki1

1: Center for Ubiquitious Computing. University of Oulu, Finland; 2: INTERACT research unit. University of Oulu, Finland; 3: University of Oulu, Finland


Franziska Conrad, Lucy Devall

Arts University Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Emotions: The invisible aspect of co-creation workshops

Mariluz Soto Hormazábal, Caoimhe Beaule, Satu Miettinen, Mira Alhonsuo

University of Lapland, Finland

Podium 5: ICT and Creative Tools for Innovation
Location: Online
Chair: Netta Iivari

The Effect of Abstraction Methods in Bio-inspired Design – A Workshop and a Team Project Perspective

Lea Götz, Ida Vinkas, Helena Hashemi Farzaneh

Technische Universität München, Germany

Similarity Computation Supporting the Inventive Solutions

Xin Ni1, Ahmed Samet2, Denis Cavallucci3

1: INSA de Strasbourg; 2: INSA de Strasbourg; 3: INSA de Strasbourg

Opportunities with Uncertainties: An Outlook of Virtual Reality in Early Stage of Design

Xinhui Hu, Georgi V. Georgiev

Center for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu, Finland

The Wrong Theory Protocol: A design thinking tool to enhance creative ideation

Vanessa Svihla1, Luke Kachelmeier2

1: University of New Mexico, United States of America; 2: US Air Force

Short 3: Teaching Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Niccolò Becattini

Forcing Creativity in Agile Innovation Processes through ASD-Innovation Coaching

Albert Albers1, Carsten Hahn2, Manuel Niever2, Jonas Heimicke1, Florian Marthaler1, Markus Spadinger1

1: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany; 2: University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany

On the design of playful training material for information security awareness

Johan Lugnet, Åsa Ericson, Martin Lundgren, Johan Wenngren

Information Systems, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Bridging Design Thinking and EntreComp for Entrepreneurship Workshops: A Learning Experience

Duncan Campbell1, Gerasimos Balis2, Bijan Aryana3

1: Lancaster University, United Kingdom; 2: University of Bristol, United Kingdom; 3: Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Teaching creative design and systematic creativity: overview and case study

Iuliia Shnai, Anastasia Chakir, Leonid Chechurin

LUT University, Finland

Keynote 2: Prof Jill Perry-Smith
Location: Online
Chair: Saeema Ahmed-Kristensen
Date: Friday, 28/Aug/2020
SIG Meeting: SIG Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Yukari Nagai
Live presentation: Fab Lab Oulu
Location: Online
Chair: Ivan Sanchez Milara
Podium 6: User-centred Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Ian Gwilt

Facilitating design for the unknown: An inclusive innovation design journey with a San community in the Kalahari Desert

Heike Winschiers-Theophilus1, Veera Virmasalo2, Marly Samuel1, Brit Stichel3, Helena Afrikaner1

1: NUST, Namibia; 2: Malmö University; 3: Flensburg University of Applied Sciences

Value conflict, convergence and evolution – values shaping cross-disciplinary design

Netta Iivari

University of Oulu, Finland


M.C. den Haan, R.G.A. Brankaert, Y. Lu

University of Technology Eindhoven, Netherlands, The

Empathy and Idea Generation: Exploring the Design of a Virtual Reality Controller for Rehabilitation Purposes

Yazan A M Barhoush1, Georgi V Georgiev1, Brian Loudon2

1: Center for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu, Finland; 2: Loud1Design, Glasgow, UK

Short 4: Applied Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Yuri Borgianni

The effects of customers' cultural values on their perceptions of lodging service quality: A comparative analysis of customers at traditional Japanese inns

Nguyen PB Chau

Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Analysing Divergent-Convergent Activities in the Architectural Studio, with the aid of the 'Knowledge Construction Activities' model

Hadas Sopher

Technion, Israel

Relationship between design thinking and personality traits

Rui Mao1, Yuichi Washida2, Nanami Furue3

1: Hitotsubashi University, Japan; 2: Hitotsubashi University, Japan; 3: Tokyo University of Science, Japan

A Statistical Analysis for the Car Key Fob Crowdsourced Design Evaluation Results based on the cDesign Framework

Hao Wu1, Jonathan Corney2, Jing Gan1

1: Sichuan University, China, People's Republic of; 2: University of Strathclyde, UK

Podium 7: Design Creativity in Education
Location: Online
Chair: Sara Jones

A Renewed Understanding of Creativity is Paramount prior to Introducing Students to a Life Design Attitude

Kirsten Bonde Sørensen

Danish School of Media and Journalism, Denmark

Self-assessment of creative performance with a learning-by-doing approach: getting familiar with Novelty, Quality, Quantity and Variety

Niccolò Becattini1, Tiziano Montecchi2, Christopher Nikulin2, Gaetano Cascini1

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile

Semantic measures in design conversations as predictors of creative outcomes in design education

Georgi V. Georgiev1, Hernan Casakin2

1: Center for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu, Finland; 2: School of Architecture, Ariel University, Israel

Too many attributes!: Diminishing the cognitive load of metaphor generation for product design

Alejandra Beghelli1, Pablo Prieto2

1: Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Goldsmiths, University of London; 2: Engineering Design Department, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Short 5: Case Studies of Design Creativity
Location: Online
Chair: Hadas Sopher

A Topological Variation-Oriented Approach for Enhancing Creativity in Product Design Education

Fei FEI1, Yukari Nagai2, Yang YU2,1

1: Dalian Polytechnic University, China, People's Republic of; 2: Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

A Framework to Analyse Digital Fabrication Projects: The Role of Design Creativity

Sohail Ahmed Soomro, Georgi V. Georgiev

Center for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu, Finland

Necessity of key stakeholder-based role-plays for NPD projects -- A case study for a project team of Non-Industrial Robotics in Japan


Business School/ Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan

Closing: Closing
Location: Online
Chair: Georgi V. Georgiev
Announcement: Announcement
Location: Online
Chair: Georgi V. Georgiev

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