The role of of the in-house industrial designer in Turkish industry : perceptions of manufacturers and designers

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The thesis aims to observe the industrial design profession and to study the role of industrial designer in Turkish industry. Through an electronic questionnaire investigating the manufacturers’ and designers’ opinions about how industrial design practice is perceived and how industrial designers are utilized in Turkey it was possible to examine the current roles of industrial designers and to evaluate the status of industrial design profession. The survey also investigated how the industrial designer or the design team is situated in new product development process, and in the corporate hierarchy, what kind of investments have been made in the last decades by manufacturers in Turkey on industrial design.


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Citation Formats
A. B. Süel, “The role of of the in-house industrial designer in Turkish industry : perceptions of manufacturers and designers,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2006.