Journal of Design Processes (JDP) is an open-access European journal, peer-reviewed, devoted to publishing research papers on creative processes in all fields of art and design. The journal is published once a year and provides a forum for design and art scholars, professionals, educators and managers worldwide. It seeks the analysis, development and discussion of fundamental aspects of process of designing, from cognition and methodology to values and philosophy. Therefore it welcomes researches in other formats than the academicals ones. Researches not as an article, not necessarily as a text representing a research on issues of development, management, planning, management, execution of design. Journal of Design Processes (JDP) is an academic journal edited by the University Research Group Design Processes & Innovative Practices in Art & Design at EINA/UAB.

Recent Submissions

  • Estética de la eficiencia 

    Sánchez Grisales, David (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    Design methodologies subordinate the creative process to a hierarchy, linearity and control that limit the possibilities of creating by the designer to a kit of pre-established values set on from the start. The indiscriminate ...
  • Cómo dar forma física a la información digital 

    Pujadas, Anna (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    The article is a survey of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) that seeks to realize seamless interfaces between humans, digital information, and the physical environment by giving physical form to digital information and ...
  • Los músicos en deconstrucción / reconstrucción: una artesanía tradicional popular en tiempos de fabricación digital 

    Palomino, Gianfranco (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    Musicians in Deconstruction / Reconstruction is a reflection about what happens with traditional folk crafts in times of digital manufacturing. The project is theoretical as well as a practical research. Taking as background ...
  • Mixed reality locative serious games as a means for teaching social and participative design skills in art and design schools: a case study: Itine-rart-L’H 

    Morales, Joan (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    In this article we will present Mixed Reality Serious Games (MRSG) as a va-luable learning tool for art and design students, considering its advantages to put into practice social design principles, participative and ...
  • Diamantes: representación del cuerpo afectivo en el espacio digital 

    Manuel Lozano, Alicia de (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    The spread of new information technologies has led to the transformation of social structures and ways of relating to others. In this process of chan-ge, the logic of social relations is characterized by fragility and ...
  • Enough for the body: emergencia de una nueva cultura del vestido y del vestir para el siglo XXI 

    Capdevila Cugat, Fiona Carmen (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    The fashion system as a whole is in a phase of crisis, announced by some authors for years. Dress is a necessary material object from many points of view although the present system has vanished and devalued. Therefore, ...
  • Emotions: emancipation of the emotions through the artistic process 

    Angeleska, Biljana (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2016)
    Can the art be used as a helping tool of understanding emotions and vice versa? Learning and understanding the emotions through art could help better understand the art? Can art therapy be taken as a form to liberalize ...
  • The practice of disorientation: searching for an aesthetic of absence 

    Talavera Oré, Pilar (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    The purpose of this article is to analyse some performative practices of a participatory nature that took place through the workshop entitled How to get closer with your eyes closed, held at the Universitat Autònoma de ...
  • From Greenland to Cottage: metaphors, design, and workspaces 

    Ventura, Oriol (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    This essay proposes the use of the rhetorical figure of the metaphor as a method for creation in design. It refers to previous theories in order to make use of this design strategy based on a literary application. It then ...
  • Model making as a form of knowledge in the industrial product design process 

    Fàbregas Domingo, Ariadna (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    In industrial design, models are a necessary tool for the development of a product. They are a part of the thinking process and can be said to represent a form of knowledge, connecting abstract thought and manual action. ...
  • Ágape Insípido (a flavourless feast) (performance / workshop) 

    García Cassinelli, Vera Livia; Bellonzi, Marco (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    This performance was given during the Feeding Creativity workshops held at the UAB and Fundació Miró. Ágape Insípido recreates the traditional ceremony of a classic banquet, but transforms it into a new experimental ...
  • Creative processes in collaborative design (part one): participatory design 

    Costa, Tània (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    The purpose of this research is to provide greater insight into the creative processes in collaborative design, which has also led us to make a distinction between processes that are participatory, collective, or cooperative. ...
  • Storytelling applied to app design 

    Bartomeu, Elena, 1978- (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    The present study compares some representative cases of software applications designed during classes from the course Ergonomics, Perception and Usability during the 2011 and 2014 academic years. As an innovation, in 2014 ...
  • Account of a conversation with Ferran Adrià about creative processes 

    Pujadas, Anna (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    The following is the account of a conversation between the chef Ferran Adrià, students in the Official Master’s in Art and Design programme at EINA, students on the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Design: Culture and Territories ...
  • A recipe is an open-source design 

    Pujadas, Anna (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    This essay takes the definition of open-source design as commonly understood in computer programming and applies it to recipes. Specific speculation about what recipes are, what they are like and how they work allows for ...
  • The research cooking as innovative design 

    Camps Lorente, Joan (Research Group Design Processes. Advanced Practices in Design & Art; EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona, 2015)
    The practices developed in some of the best restaurants in the world have transformed the way we perceive the food and, at the same time, they have implemented some operating systems focused on constant research activity. ...