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Barry M. Katz papers SC1651
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This collection consists of the contents of John Arnold's "Creative Engineering Seminars" held at MIT in 1956, which included presentations by Buckminster Fuller, Abraham Maslow, Al Capp, and other notable individuals who introduced radical concepts at the time such as "brainstorming," "operational creativity," and "applied imagination.". Also included is a notebook assembled by Carl Clement, who led the design group at Hewlett Packard and taught at Stanford, Bob McKim's original paper on "Aesthetics and Engineering Design" from the early 1960s, and materials related to ME116, "Advanced Product Design," a Stanford course developed and taught by Clement and McKim.
Barry M. Katz is a design historian based in the Design Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is at the same time Professor of Industrial and Interaction Design at the California College of the Arts and Fellow of IDEO, Inc., the global design and innovation consultancy. Dr. Katz holds degrees from McGill University in Montreal, the London School of Economics, and the University of California at Santa Cruz. He has published dozens of essays and articles on design history and theory, as well as seven books.
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