American University of Sharjah

PPADD18 Conference

Representation: Process and Practice Across Design Disciplines Conference

Potential Session Themes

  • The role of representation in design
  • Integrating digital and analogue processes to support design communication
  • Pedagogical approaches to representation and communication
  • Teaching design communication at the beginning of the curriculum
  • Design communication across disciplines
  • Visual communication and representation across cultures
  • Integrating image and text
  • Visual communication across languages
  • The roles of representation in Universal Design
  • Relations between illustration and design
  • Developing independence and growth through drawing
  • Ways designers promote seeing
  • Drawing convention and drawing invention
  • Challenging the traditions of drawing and drawing instruction in design and art schools
  • Drawing as rhetoric
  • Digital images and the liberation of drawing in design curricula
  • The end of drawing

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