Vision and Tensions That Elevate Product Design Development

  • Wayne C. Chung


Product development requires both converging and diverging approaches for addressing complex problems and challenges. Teaching this methodology, and best practices have been successful in a studio and project-based pedagogy. Because of this specific type of teaching and learning environment, designers and engineers are able to work collaboratively while relying on a resilient design process. This design process relies on a human-centered philosophy that drives the intent, methodology, analysis, and contextual solutions.


Product design Engineering design Product development Design process Mindset Divergent thinking Convergent thinking Process oriented 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne C. Chung
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  1. 1.School of DesignCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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