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As a wide range of emerging technologies becomes more relevant in recent years, designers today are faced with learning more untraditional knowledge and skillsets, and the challenge of complex problem solving is often more effective through multi- and/or interdisciplinary collaborations. In a collaborative design environment, the transfer of information or ideas is essential to the development of the design process and outcome. Data were collected from a collaborative design project between apparel and an interior design studio class in a southeastern US institution. The study results suggest that apparel design students experience both challenges and benefits in co-designing with interior design students. Results also reflect the effectiveness of digital 3D visualization tools (Optitex) in achieving a rewarding co-design experience in engineered print design.

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Learning in a Multidisciplinary Collaboration: A Case Study of Digital Textile Co-design for Apparel and Interior Designers

As a wide range of emerging technologies becomes more relevant in recent years, designers today are faced with learning more untraditional knowledge and skillsets, and the challenge of complex problem solving is often more effective through multi- and/or interdisciplinary collaborations. In a collaborative design environment, the transfer of information or ideas is essential to the development of the design process and outcome. Data were collected from a collaborative design project between apparel and an interior design studio class in a southeastern US institution. The study results suggest that apparel design students experience both challenges and benefits in co-designing with interior design students. Results also reflect the effectiveness of digital 3D visualization tools (Optitex) in achieving a rewarding co-design experience in engineered print design.

 

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