Meta–Contents of Design Creativity: Extraction of the Key Concepts that Form the Sense of Design

Year: 2015
Editor: Amaresh Chakrabarti, Toshiharu Taura and Yukari Nagai
Author: Nagai, Y.; Junaidy, D.W.
Institution: 1School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan and 2Man and Interior Space Research Group, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
Section: Design Knowledge and Theory
Page(s): 053-061
ISBN: 978-1-904670-60-5


This study aims to detect the meta-contents of design creativity in modern society, which has shaped the development of such designed products. To identify the meta-contents of design creativity, we investigated cognitive features through design discourse using the qualitative analysis Based on the survey to define design cognition focusing on the mindset of humans by discourse analysis; we identified the cognitive features underlying creative design ideas, comparing those in designers and craft artisans, to identify both inner and social senses. Second, we discuss the meta-contents of design creativity characterized in industrial development by bridging the local meta-contents determined by the content analysis. The discussions in this work approached the nature of human creativity based on the investigation of the cognition and meta-contents of design creativity. The results could help deepen the creativity of design thinkers.

Keywords: creativity, meta-contents, design discourse


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