• Augmenting the Design Thinking Studio

      Withell, AJ; Cochrane, T; Reay, S; Gaziulusoy, I; Inder, S (Massey University, 2012)
      Mobile social media can be used to augment physical learning spaces and bridge formal and informal learning contexts. This paper presents the ongoing implementation and impact of a mobile social media project, which aims ...
    • Deferred gratification', 'Wildcards' and 'Packaging': innovative teaching strategies for first year product design students

      Withell, AJ; Charlton, NB (University of New South Wales (UNSW), 2007)
      This paper describes a strategic approach to teaching design that addresses the difficulties of building and maintaining motivation and engagement in first year product/industrial design students, and creating the learning ...
    • Developing design thinking expertise in higher education

      Withell, AJ; Haigh, N (ABM-media, 2013)
      Design Thinking is a human-centred methodology for innovation, which has evolved from the study of the unique ways in which designers 'think', and 'practice' (Bauer & Eagen, 2008). While there is emerging research into the ...
    • Engaging postgraduate students with business through design thinking experiential workshops

      Withell, AJ; Reay, S (Hong Kong Design Centre, 2011)
      It is essential that design education extends beyond the classroom to ensure that students are fully prepared to engage with other disciplines, such as business. Design Thinking has emerged as a key mechanism to engage ...
    • Exploring the feasibility of cradle-to-cradle (product) design: perspectives from New Zealand scientists

      Reay, S; McCool, J; Withell, AJ (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2011)
      Abstract This research project explores the feasibility of a Cradle to Cradle approach to sustainable product design in New Zealand. A framework for sustainable design was proposed by environmental chemist Michael Braungart ...
    • Porous ceramic filters through 3d printing

      Withell, AJ; Diegel, O; Grupp, I; Reay, S (Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, 2011)
      This paper describes current and on-going work in adapting Z-Corp 3D printers to operate with low-cost ceramic materials. The components produced with these clay-based ceramic powders can be fired to produce strong, complex ...
    • Software tools for rapid prototype as design

      Withell, AJ; Diegel, O; Reay, S (Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development, 2011)
      Design teams are expected to produce physical prototypes that demonstrate the working principles of their designs. These projects may involve multiple areas of technology, such as industrial design, electronics, mechanical ...