October 23 - October 23, 2007 Creativity Analysis (know how...

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October 23, 2007 Creativity Analysis (know how something works), synthesis (but things together in a new combination)- involved in design Incubation period: “Chance favors only the prepared mind”-Louis Pasteur, the period of time where the person stops looking at what their trying to figure out and when they come back to it, you don’t notice it but you have been doing work on your problem Serendipity: made up word, Horace Walpole made it up, came from Sri Lanka (used to be called Serendip), The Three Princes of Serendip, usually means happy accident; microwave oven, post it note, Teflon, purple dye Design Reform Pick up in 19 th century, Victorian period, Industrial revolution (people had a lot more items available to them), population is shifting to cities Andrew Jackson Downing: big theme was contrast between countryside and city, pattern books Gothic Revival for morality (cathedrals, etc), Italianate for refinement, Braketed for function (all of these are in houses); taste associated with morality and
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