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Synthesis maps: Systemic design pedagogy, narrative, and intervention

Bowes, Jeremy and Jones, Peter (2016) Synthesis maps: Systemic design pedagogy, narrative, and intervention. In: Relating Systems Thinking and Design Symposium (RSD), 13-15 Oct 2016, Toronto, Canada.

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Abstract

This paper presents a framework and process for a visual language that is developing as a systemic
visual method, and to integrate and outline aspects of this synthetic map formulation as the
“synthesis map” both with reference to contributing authors, but also as a comparison to design
principles and the method of visual design language. In this way the technique’s purpose as an
emergent and creative tool ‐ method can be illustrated, in contrast to the approaches of
infographics, and other visual map making associated with design ideation, and design schema
representation. Synthesis maps integrate evidence and expertise in a visual narrative for
knowledge translation and communication

Item Type: Conference/Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Design
Date Deposited: 29 Aug 2017 14:53
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2017 16:39
URI: http://openresearch.ocadu.ca/id/eprint/1932

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