“Everything that I do not invent is false”: For an epistemology of creative imagination in design

Paulo Reyes


This article seeks to construct a method in design that favors the image as the generating element in the creative process. These imagistic elements are organized by semantic fields in order to flexibilize and open the method, ensuring an internal dynamics. Starting from Bachelard’s epistemology, it is based on the concepts of imagination and fragmentation of time. This reflection is a result of an investigation on the urban territory from a design point of view.

Key words: design, creative process, epistemology, Bachelard.

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