AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture Art and Design


Online-Issn No :
2532-683X
Print-Issn No :
2464-9309
Language :
English
Publisher :
Palermo University Press

Indexed - 2019 : IPI Value (1.92)


Design Innovation Typologies. A critical Analysis of a Complex Relationship


Article PDF :

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Article type :

Original article

Author :

Cabirio Cautela,Lucia Rampino

Volume :

5

Issue :

1

Abstract :

In the literature, many types of product innovation are described. In this article, we analyze the three design-related innovation typologies that seem most discussed and agreed upon: i) aesthetic innovation; ii) innovation of use; iii) meaning innovation. While allowing overlaps and complementarities, each typology focuses on a specific aspect of a product’s innovation. Over time, such specificities prevented the formulation of an integrated theoretical model able to connect them together and express logical and functional relations among them. In this article – through a systematic analysis of the literature of the last 30 years – we aim to identify a theoretical model that underlines the specific drivers of any innovation typology, at the same time composing them in a coherent framework in which some are considered logical and instrumental antecedents with respect to higher level of innovation.

Keyword :

innovation theories, product innovation, aesthetic innovation, innovation of use, meaning innovation

Doi :

https://doi.org/10.19229/2464-9309/5142019

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