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Inspired To Design

Author : Elizabeth Barton
ISBN : 9781607056348
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Awaken your inner artist with this inspiring guide to the seven steps of designing successful art quilts. Celebrated quilter Elizabeth Barton shows you how to master every step, from finding sources of inspiration to creating a design and constructing the final quilt. Before you know it, you'll be designing quilts that are real works of art - even if you've never studied art before.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Inspired To Design

Author : Nigel Bennett
ISBN : 9781845845360
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Nigel Bennett’s unique autobiography describes his life and career, from growing-up influenced by car design, to his education and the building of his 750 specials. He describes his work as Firestone Development Manager, recounting many tales of the outstanding designers and drivers of the period. Detailing his work in Formula 1, as a Team Lotus engineer, and then as Team Ensign designer, he also covers his Indycar designs at Theodore, Lola Cars and Penske Cars. Life after his retirement, his involvement in boat design and with modern F1 teams, are also recounted.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Biologically Inspired Design

Author : Ashok K Goel
ISBN : 9781447152484
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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From simple cases such as hook and latch attachments found in Velcro to articulated-wing flying vehicles, biology often has been used to inspire many creative design ideas. The scientific challenge now is to transform the paradigm into a repeatable and scalable methodology. Biologically Inspired Design explores computational techniques and tools that can help integrate the method into design practice. With an inspiring foreword from Janine Benyus, Biologically Inspired Design contains a dozen chapters written by some of the leading scholars in the transdisciplinary field of bioinspired design, such as Frank Fish, Julian Vincent and Jeannette Yen from biology, and Amaresk Chakrabarti, Satyandra Gupta and Li Shu from engineering. Based in part on discussions at two workshops sponsored by the United States National Science Foundation, this volume introduces and develops several methods and tools for bioinspired design including: Information-processing theories, Natural language techniques, Knowledge-based tools, and Functional approaches and Pedagogical techniques. By exploring these fundamental theories, techniques and tools for supporting biologically inspired design, this volume provides a comprehensive resource for design practitioners wishing to explore the paradigm, an invaluable guide to design educators interested in teaching the method, and a preliminary reading for design researchers wanting to investigate bioinspired design.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Design Inspired Innovation

Author : Sten Ekman
ISBN : 9789814365536
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When an innovation is inspired by design, it transcends technology and utility. The design delights the user, seamlessly integrating the physical object, a service, and its use into something whole. A design-inspired innovation is so simple that it becomes an extension of the user. It creates meaning and a new language. "Design-Inspired Innovation" takes a unique look at the intersection between design and innovation, and explores the novel ways in which designers are contributing to the development of products and services. The book's scope is international, with emphasis on design activities in Boston, England, Sweden, and Milan. Through a rich variety of cases and cultural prisms, the book extends the traditional design viewpoint and stretches the context of industrial design to question ? and answer ? what design is really all about. It gives readers tools for inspiration, and shows how design can change language and even create human possibilities.Contents: What Makes Products Great?Creating Design ClassicsIntegrating Function and DesignManaging the Design ProcessThe Work of DesignersDesign-Inspired Innovation and the Design DiscourseBroadening Human Possibilities Through DesignDesign ? Vision and VisualizingInterview Questions for Designers and Design FirmsFrom Sketch to Product Readership: Faculty and students in art, media, innovation studies in management and engineering; practitioners in design and innovation firms and design centers.
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The Design Inspired Innovation Workbook

Author : Bengt-Arne Vedin
ISBN : 9789814289634
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 45.85 MB
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Design evokes creativity of a higher order and causes unexpected and inventive cross-fertilization across traditional borders or disciplines. This work offers the how-to's for designing for successful novelty, and discusses issues such as product language and meaning, and connecting with the end-user.
Category: Business & Economics

System And Circuit Design For Biologically Inspired Intelligent Learning

Author : Temel, Turgay
ISBN : 9781609600204
Genre : Medical
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"The objective of the book is to introduce and bring together well-known circuit design aspects, as well as to cover up-to-date outcomes of theoretical studies in decision-making, biologically-inspired, and artificial intelligent learning techniques"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Medical

Bio Inspired Asymmetric Design And Building Of Biomimetic Smart Single Nanochannels

Author : Xu Hou
ISBN : 9783642380501
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In this thesis, the author introduces various bio-inspired smart nanochannel systems. A strategy for design and preparation of novel artificial responsive symmetric/asymmetric single nanochannel systems under various symmetric/asymmetric stimuli is presented for the first time. The author’s research work utilizes ion track etching polymer nanochannels with different shapes as examples to demonstrate the feasibility of the design strategy for building novel artificial functional nanochannels using various symmetric/asymmetric physicochemical modifications. The development of these nanochannels and their potential applications is a burgeoning new area of research, and a number of exciting breakthroughs may be anticipated in the near future from the concepts and results reported in this thesis. Research into artificial functional nanochannels continues to drive new developments of various real-world applications, such as biosensors, energy conversion systems and nanofluidic devices. The work in this thesis has led to more than 15 publications in high-profile journals.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Materials Design Inspired By Nature

Author : Peter Fratzl
ISBN : 9781782626176
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The inner architecture of a material can have an astonishing effect on its overall properties and is vital to understand when designing new materials. Nature is a master at designing hierarchical structures and so researchers are looking at biological examples for inspiration, specifically to understand how nature arranges the inner architectures for a particular function in order to apply these design principles into man-made materials. Materials Design Inspired by Nature is the first book to address the relationship between the inner architecture of natural materials and their physical properties for materials design. The book explores examples from plants, the marine world, arthropods and bacteria, where the inner architecture is exploited to obtain specific mechanical, optical or magnetic properties along with how these design principles are used in man-made products. Details of the experimental methods used to investigate hierarchical structures are also given. Written by leading experts in bio-inspired materials research, this is essential reading for anyone developing new materials.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Nature Inspired Computing Design Development And Applications

Author : Nunes de Castro, Leandro
ISBN : 9781466615755
Genre : Medical
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The observation of nature has been the inspiration for many materials, laws, and theories, as well as computational methods. Nature-Inspired computing Design, Development, and Applications covers all the main areas of natural computing, from methods to computationally synthesized natural phenomena, to computing paradigms based on natural materials. This volume is comprised of ideas and research from nature to develop computational systems or materials to perform computation. Researchers, academic educators, and professionals will find a comprehensive view of all aspects of natural computing with emphasis on its main branches.
Category: Medical

Evolutionary And Biologically Inspired Music Sound Art And Design

Author : Juan Romero
ISBN : 9783662443354
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design, Evo MUSART 2014, held in Granada, Spain, in April 2014, co-located with the Evo* 2013 events Euro GP, Evo COP, Evo BIO and Evo Applications. The 11 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 30 submissions. They cover a wide range of topics and application areas.
Category: Computers