Hotspots and Trends in Creativity and Design Research:A Knowlexdge Graph Analysis

Yao Song, Yan Luximon

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Abstract

Design creativity is the process or result of extending, presenting and interpreting creative ideas and concepts in a design way, the role of design creativity in corporate creativity activities has drawn increasing attention from the academic community. However, limited research has tried to holistically summarize the research trends and hotspots in the context of creativity and design. Through knowledge graph analysis, this paper analyzed the academic literature from Web of Science and visualized the knowledge domain in creativity and design research from 2010 to 2019. It has been found that the number of creativity-related design papers is increasing rapidly with a total of 498 papers. The top 15 co-occurring keywords include “design creativity”, “innovation”, “design making”, “engineering design”, “design education”, “divergent thinking”, “representation”, “student”, “knowledge”, “aesthetics”, “design process”, “perception”, “product design”, “fixation” and “quality”. The research that focuses on this topic could be summarized into eleven clusters namely industrial design, disability, design activity, explanatory design, design education, assessment, users, design fixation, design theoretic, TRIZ, and art education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Communication of Design - Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Human Factors in Communication of Design
EditorsEvangelos Markopoulos, Ravindra S. Goonetilleke, Amic G. Ho, Yan Luximon
PublisherSpringer
Pages128-135
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9783030516253
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020
EventAHFE Virtual Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Communication of Design, 2020 - San Diego, United States
Duration: 16 Jul 202020 Jul 2020

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume1218 AISC
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365

Conference

ConferenceAHFE Virtual Conference on Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Communication of Design, 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period16/07/2020/07/20

Keywords

  • Creativity
  • Design research
  • Graph analysis
  • Itespace

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)

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