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Title: Methods for collective creativity in experience design processes for health(care)
Authors: Schepers, Selina
Dreessen, Katrien
Huybrechts, Liesbeth #
Issue Date: 13-Jul-2011
Publisher: Sheffield Hallam University, Art & Design Research Centre
Series Title: Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Design 4 Health 2011 vol:1 issue:1 edition:1 pages:287-299
Conference: Design 4 Health edition:1 location:Sheffield date:13-15 July 2011
Abstract: Framed within the participatory design perspective and the Socially Responsible Design approach, we
believe that design has a responsibility towards society (Papanek, 1985) and should involve all actors. In our
view, the preparation of a new research proposal should therefore always start from a multi-actor
perspective. This paper describes how different mapping sessions with all stakeholders (patients, nursing
staff, doctors, companies, policy makers) were organised to develop a eHealth research project, dealing with
the creation of smart textiles used for self-management in chronic diseases (Textures for Care). This mapping
tool, self-developed in the MAP-it-project, brings all stakeholders to an equal level, both verbally as well as
visually, thus enriching the communicative possibilities. The mapping toolkit creates a common language
between participants with different profiles, backgrounds and expertise who not necessarily share the same
'language'.
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ISBN: 978-1-84387-352-5
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Literature and Culture @ Leuven
Faculty of Social Sciences - miscellaneous
Media, Arts & Design Faculty - KHLim
# (joint) last author

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