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Design Management Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, Summer 1994

Article:

4D Design: Interaction Among Disciplines at a New Design Frontier

By Alec Robertson, Course Leader, Project Supervisor, School of Design, De Montfort Univ., UK

In the world of interactive media, advanced technologies, and a focus on environmental concerns, the added value in many products incorporates a kinetic dimension as time-related objectives become part of the development profile. Alec Robertson dubs this new horizon "4D design," and discusses the startling implications of this arena in terms of innovation and the necessity to interface with disciplines such as drama, dance, and music as contributors to newly emerging design and design-management processes.


Keywords: Interdisciplinary Product Development, Technology and Design, Interdisciplinary Prod. Develop., Computers/Software, Innovation



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