3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry
Vettese Forster, S. (2017)
3D Printable Recycled Textiles: Material Innovation and a Resurrection of the Forgotten “shoddy” Industry. Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 5(2), 138-156. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2018.1449073
This paper will disseminate an interdisciplinary project, undertaken at Edinburgh Napier University between the Design and Advanced Materials. Several 3D printable materials a...
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability
Vones, K., Allan, D., Lambert, I., & Vettese, S. (2018)
3D-printing ‘Ocean plastic’–Fostering childrens’ engagement with sustainability. Materials Today Communications, 16, 56-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.04.001
Ocean plastic pollution has been identified as one of the biggest environmental threats of our time. As large islands of plastic waste such as the Pacific Gyre amass through t...
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E., & Jennings, T. (2016)
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 35(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12109
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...
Design Education without Borders: How Students Can Engage with a Socially Conscious Pedagogy as Global Citizens
Macdonald, I., & MacLeod, M. (2018)
Design Education without Borders: How Students Can Engage with a Socially Conscious Pedagogy as Global Citizens. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 37(2), 312-324. doi:10.1111/jade.12117
This study examines the student experience of a third sector graphic design project in an international context. Inspired by a humanist and socially conscious perspective that...
Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2021)
Souvenir authenticity in the additive manufacturing age. Annals of Tourism Research, 89, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2021.103188
The expansion of additive manufacturing or 3D printing as a novel (re)production method disrupts social consumption patterns and challenges existing conceptualisations of tour...
Now I Sit Me Down by Witold Rybczynski, Review Paul Kerlaff
Kerlaff, P. (2016)
Now I Sit Me Down by Witold Rybczynski, Review Paul Kerlaff. Interiors, 7(2-3), 191-193. https://doi.org/10.1080/20419112.2016.1242267
A simple but profound point opens Now I Sit Me Down: that chairs illustrate a kind of democratic manifestation of our relationship to things. Unlike architecture, and to a les...
Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process
Lambert, I., & Speed, C. (2017)
Making as Growth: Narratives in Materials and Process. Design Issues, 33(3), 104-109. https://doi.org/10.1162/desi_a_00455
As an activity, research through design gives rise to new knowledge from both creative processes and, if there are any, resultant artifacts. Arguably, all creative practitione...
Learning from the locals: how can co-design support malaria education in a post-colonial environment?
MacLeod, M., & Macdonald, I. (2018)
Learning from the locals: how can co-design support malaria education in a post-colonial environment?. Design for Health, 2(1), 163-185. doi:10.1080/24735132.2018.1451676
Designing for social good framed within an ethical practice has a long tradition informed by the democratic philosophy of John Dewey, but more recently it has been acknowledge...
Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review
Lam, E. W., Chan, A. P., Olawumi, T. O., Wong, I., & Kazeem, K. O. (in press)
Sustainability concepts in global high-rise residential buildings: a scientometric and systematic review. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, https://doi.org/10.1108/sasbe-04-2023-0094
Sustainability has been the subject of several scientific investigations. Many researchers in the construction industry have also examined a range of sustainability-re...
The value of mass-digitised cultural heritage content in creative contexts
Coleman, S., Terras, M., Thornton, P., Smyth, M., Schafer, B., Drost, S., …Speed, C. (2021)
The value of mass-digitised cultural heritage content in creative contexts. Big Data and Society, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1177/20539517211006165
How can digitised assets of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums be reused to unlock new value? What are the implications of viewing large-scale cultural heritage data a...