Lam, B, Phillips, M, Kelemen, ML, Zamenopoulos, T, Moffat, S and de Sousa, S (2018) Design and Creative Methods as a Practice of Liminality in Community-Academic Research Projects. The Design Journal, 21 (4). pp. 605-624. ISSN 1460-6925

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This paper aims to explore the types of spaces and experiences that are created by design and creative practices. More specifically, it focuses on how design and creative practices can engender transformations in the mindset, knowledge, emotions and social relations of people who participate in such practices. To do this, the paper investigates the concepts of liminality and liminal spaces, and the relationships between design/creative methods and liminal spaces using insights from four case studies. The results reveal that design and creative practices may create liminal spaces in many ways, such as neutralizing the working environments, encouraging people to experiment with new ideas and helping them express themselves more freely.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Taylor & Francis at - Please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Uncontrolled Keywords: design methods, creative methods, co-design, liminal space
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Keele Management School
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 01 May 2018 08:04
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 04:13

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