• Active Tense: ‘writing’ through design practice

      Thomassen, A; Preston, J (Faculty of Design, Swinburne University of Technology, 2009)
      “Active tense” stems from a collaborative research project “designing, writing”, which aims to disseminate current knowledge and best practice on the relationships between designing and writing and their mutual interest ...
    • Introduction (to "Read this first: growth and development of creative SMEs")

      Thomassen, A; Hagoort, G; Van Thiel, M; Arets, D; Oostinjen, A (Research Group Art and Economics, Faculty of Art and Economics at the Utrecht School of the Arts., 2007)
      Marian Jacobse is a Utrecht-based sculptor. She is also the director of Sophies Kunstprojecten, which manages more than 15 studio complexes and produces community-oriented arts projects in the city. Its operations are ...
    • Social innovation through employing design actualization

      Thomassen, A (Eburon Publishers, Delft, 2009)
      Recent publications show a relation between design, innovation and empowerment, in particular for the more digital literate people that participate in global networks. This paper investigates whether and how governments ...
    • Theory as process: “Keiko” and co-creative movement

      Thomassen, A; Bradford, M; Thomassen, A; Bradford, M (International Association of Societies of Design Research, 2009)
      This paper sets out to provide insight into the current debate on art, science, and the need for rigor in providing a framework for the interpretation of creativity within design. A literature overview will outline the ...
    • Understanding empathy in children through 3D character design

      Thomassen, A; Chan, K; Easterly, D (Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA), 2009)
      Health, particularly diet and everyday nutrition, as the ultimate causal factor in life is an important aspect of every child’s education. Meanwhile, computer generated (CG) 3- dimensional (3-D) graphics is a medium often ...
    • ‘Writing’ through design, an active practice

      Thomassen, A; Preston, J (Goldsmiths, University of London, Intellect Limited (http://www.intellectbooks.co.uk) in association with Writing Pad (http://www.writing-pad.ac.uk), 2010)
      Stemming from a collaborative research project ‘designing, writing’, this article outlines preliminary findings to the various ways that design practices and design processes contextualize and explicate an intellectual ...