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Design Science is a “gold standard” open access journal, and all published articles are available to all readers free of charge.  Design Science articles are accessible online as soon as they are published. Articles will appear in a single volume each year in the order in which they are published.


The characterisation of engineering activity through email communication and content dynamics, for support of engineering project management
C. Snider, S. Škec, J. A. Gopsill, B. J. Hicks
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e22 (31 pages)


The novelty ‘sweet spot’ of invention
Yuejun He, Jianxi Luo
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e21 (22 pages)


Inventors’ explorations across technology domains
Jeff Alstott, Giorgio Triulzi, Bowen Yan, Jianxi Luo
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e20 (29 pages)


Modelling the dynamics of complex early design processes: an agent-based approach
João Ventura Fernandes, Elsa Henriques, Arlindo Silva, César Pimentel
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e19 (34 pages)


Network models for mapping educational data
Karen E. Willcox, Luwen Huang
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e18 (23 pages)


Benefits and obstacles of sustainable product development methods: a case study in the field of urban mobility
Rainer Stark, Tom Buchert, Sabrina Neugebauer, Jérémy Bonvoisin, Matthias Finkbeiner
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e17 (30 pages)


The generation of problem-focussed patent clusters: a comparative analysis of crowd intelligence with algorithmic and expert approaches
Andrew Wodehouse, Gokula Vasantha, Jonathan Corney, Ross Maclachlan, Ananda Jagadeesan
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e16 (31 pages)


An investigation on using serious gaming to study human decision-making in engineering contexts
Sean D. Vermillion, Richard J. Malak, Rachel Smallman, Brittney Becker, Michale Sferra, Sherecce Fields
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e15 (27 pages)


Sharedness of team mental models in the course of design-related interaction between architects and clients
Hernan Casakin, Petra Badke-Schaub
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e14 (21 pages)


Relative impact of early versus late design decisions in systems development
James J. Y. Tan, Kevin N. Otto, Kristin L. Wood
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e12 (27 pages)


Design prototyping methods: state of the art in strategies, techniques, and guidelines
Bradley Camburn, Vimal Viswanathan, Julie Linsey, David Anderson, Daniel Jensen, Richard Crawford, Kevin Otto, Kristin Wood
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e13 (33 pages)


An immersive virtual discrete choice experiment for elicitation of product aesthetics using Gestalt principles
Ambrosio Valencia-Romero, José E. Lugo
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e11 (24 pages)


A systematic review of protocol studies on conceptual design cognition: Design as search and exploration
Laura Hay, Alex H. B. Duffy, Chris McTeague, Laura M. Pidgeon, Tijana Vuletic, Madeleine Grealy
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e10 (36 pages)


An interactive generative abstraction system for the archetype-based pre-ideation process (IGATY)
Joori Suh
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e9 (30 pages)


Human-centered design of complex systems: An experience-based approach
Guy André Boy
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e8 (23 pages)


Towards a shared ontology: A generic classification of cognitive processes in conceptual design
Laura Hay, Alex H. B. Duffy, Chris McTeague, Laura M. Pidgeon, Tijana Vuletic, Madeleine Grealy
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e7 (42 pages)


Applying organizational psychology as a design science: A method for predicting malfunctions in socio-technical systems (PreMiSTS)
Chris W. Clegg, Mark A. Robinson, Matthew C. Davis, Lucy E. Bolton, Rebecca L. Pieniazek, Alison McKay
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e6 (31 pages)


Agile product engineering through continuous validation in PGE – Product Generation Engineering
Albert Albers, Matthias Behrendt, Simon Klingler, Nicolas Reiß, Nikola Bursac
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e5 (19 pages)


The principle of reflexive practice
Yoram Reich
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e4 (27 pages)


On the integration of product and process models in engineering design
Claudia M. Eckert, David C. Wynn, Jakob F. Maier, Albert Albers, Nikola Bursac, Hilario L. Xin Chen, P. John Clarkson, Kilian Gericke, Bartosz Gladysz, Daniel Shapiro
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e3 (41 pages)


Impossible by design? Fairness, strategy, and Arrow’s impossibility theorem
Christopher McComb, Kosa Goucher-Lambert, Jonathan Cagan
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e2 (26 pages)


Model granularity in engineering design – concepts and framework
Jakob F. Maier, Claudia M. Eckert, P. John Clarkson
Design Science / Volume 3 / 2017, e1 (29 pages)


Designing with sketches: the generative effects of knowledge preordering
Juliette Brun, Pascal Le Masson, and Benoit Weil
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e13 (26 pages)


Using hypothetical product configurators to measure consumer preferences for nanoparticle size and concentration in sunscreens
Amanda S. Barnard, Jordan J. Louviere, Edward Wei, and Leon Zadorin
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e12 (28 pages)


Modeling customer preferences using multidimensional network analysis in engineering design
Mingxian Wang, Wei Chen, Yun Huang, Noshir S. Contractor, and Yan Fu
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e11 (28 pages)


Inspiration choices that matter: the selection of external stimuli during ideation
Milene Gonçalves, Carlos Cardoso, and Petra Badke-Schaub
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e10 (31 pages)


Balancing design freedom and brand recognition in the evolution of automotive brand styling
Alexander Burnap, Jeffrey Hartley, Yanxin Pan, Richard Gonzalez and Panos Y. Papalambros
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e9 (28 pages)


Modeling of technological performance trends using design theory
Subarna Basnet and Christopher L. Magee
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e8 (35 pages)


A logical critique of the expert position in design research: beyond expert justification of design methods and towards empirical validation
Pieter Vermaas
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e7 (23 pages)


Public investment and electric vehicle design: a model-based market analysis framework with application to a USA–China comparison study
Namwoo Kang, Yi Ren, Fred M. Feinberg and Panos Y. Papalambros
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e6 (42 pages)


Improving design grammar development and application through network-based analysis of transition graphs
Corinna Königseder, Tino Stanković and Kristina Shea
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e5 (34 pages)


A qualitative study of collaborative stimulation in group design thinking
Jonathan Sauder and Yan Jin
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e4 (25 pages)


Collective intentionality and the social status of artifactual kinds
David Pearce
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e3 (28 pages)


Casting innovative aerospace design case studies in the parameter analysis framework to uncover the design process of experts
Ehud Kroll and Ido Farbman
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e2 (24 pages)


How to assess a company’s open innovation situation?
Matthias R. Guertler, Ioanna Michailidou and Udo Lindemann
Design Science / Volume 2 / 2016, e1 (30 pages)


Review of supporting and refuting evidence for Innovation Engineering practices
Ping Du, Chris Miller, Erin MacDonald and Paul Gormley
Design Science / Volume 1 / 2015, e5 (33 pages)


How do designers generate new ideas? Design heuristics across two disciplines
Seda Yilmaz, Shanna R. Daly, Colleen M. Seifert and Richard Gonzalez
Design Science / Volume 1 / 2015, e4 (29 pages)


Improving human understanding and design of complex multi-level systems with animation and parametric relationship supports
Paul Egan, Christian Schunn, Jonathan Cagan and Philip LeDuc
Design Science / Volume 1 / 2015, e3 (31 pages)


The united innovation process: integrating science, design, and entrepreneurship as sub-processes
Jianxi Luo
Design Science / Volume 1 / 2015, e2 (29 pages)


Design Science: Why, What and How
Panos Y. Papalambros
Design Science / Volume 1 / 2015, e1 (38 pages)