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Design Engineering, Inclusive Design, Interior Design, Product Design, Science of design

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Research Output 2015 2017

  • 5 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter

Fundamental Consideration of the Use of Inference Patterns in Product Design: – A Case Study on the Combination of Abduction and Induction –

Akita, N., Morita, Y. & Shiizuka, H., Mar 2017, International Symposium on Affective Science and Engineering (ISASE).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Product design
Product development
Open Access
Product design


Akita, N., Feb 2016, デザイン保護法制の現状と課題 -法学と創作の視点から-. 日本評論社, p. 338-404

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter



Naoshige Akita (Recipient), Yoshitsugu Morita (Recipient) & Hisao Shiizuka (Recipient), Sep 11 2017

Prize: Honorary award


good design award 2014

Yasuyuki Hirai (Recipient), Naoshige Akita (Recipient), Morio Nakamura (Recipient), Hideko Matsuo (Recipient) & Kyoko Tanaka (Recipient), Oct 2014

Prize: Honorary award

kids design award 2014

Yasuyuki Hirai (Recipient), Naoshige Akita (Recipient), Hideko Matsuo (Recipient), Morio Nakamura (Recipient) & Kyoko Tanaka (Recipient), Jul 2014

Prize: Honorary award

universal design award 2012

Taku Suzuki (Recipient), Sanae Matsushita (Recipient), Naoshige Akita (Recipient) & Toshihiro Yakami (Recipient), Apr 2012

Prize: Honorary award