Design ecosystems as the landscapes for co-creation

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This paper presents a very compact view of design, design processes and practices that forms a foundation for the concept of the design ecosystem. Design ecosystems are systems of connected and intera
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the CO-CREATE 2013 - The Boundary-Crossing Conference on Co-Design in Innovation, Espoo, 16-19 June, 2013. Aalto University publications series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY 15/2013.
EditorsRiitta Smeds, Olivier Irrmann
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherAalto ARTS Books
ISBN (Print)978-952-60-5236-6
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings


  • Design Ecosystem
  • Design Evolution
  • Design Philosophy
  • Design Platform
  • Design Process
  • Design Space
  • Design Theory
  • Design Toolkit
  • Emergent Design
  • Evolution of Designs
  • Individual Practices
  • Practices
  • Social Practices


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