Analysis of Application of Digital Archives to Value-Added Design in Cultural Creative Products

  • Chi-Hsien Hsu
  • Robert Chen
  • Rungtai Lin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8528)


With the development of technology, we see more and more possibilities in the methods of conservation and application for traditional culture. Currently, the content in the data base of digital archives information in Taiwan is quite extensive and versatile. It is necessary to study future applications to add to its value. The purpose of this study explored the issue and procedure of value-added design on the basis of digital archives transformed into cultural creative. The research includes two phases. In the first phase, we had interviews with experts exploring the current application issues of digital archives in the design fields. By this way, we created the transforming model by collecting theories and principles of design and combining the experts’ opinions. In the second phase, we carried out the design and application to review the possibility of digitally archived cultural instruments as applied to the design.


Digital Archives Cultural Creative Products 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi-Hsien Hsu
    • 1
  • Robert Chen
    • 2
  • Rungtai Lin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Product and Media DesignFo Guang UniversityYilan CountyTaiwan
  2. 2.Faculty of Art, Design and HumanitiesDe Montfort UniversityLeicesterUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Graduate School of Creative Industry DesignNational Taiwan University of ArtsNew Taipei CityTaiwan

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