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Research Publication


December 08, 2022

Design Creativity in Industry 4.0: Gravity Sketch and 3D printing in a Luminaire Design Project

The author explored the impact of experiencing virtual reality (VR) and three-dimensional (3D) printing during the design process on the creativity of interior design students in a luminaire design project.


Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology

Hoa Vo


October 30, 2019

A Human-centric Qualitative Analysis of Electric and Daylighting Interventions in Workplace Buildings

The authors present a thematic qualitative analysis of the impact of daylighting and electric lighting on occupants (N = 2690) in 13 workplace buildings surveyed from 2009 to 2017. 


ISBS 2019

Abimbola Asojo, Hoa Vo, & Suyeon Bae


December, 2021

Feedback in Interior Design Studio and Students’ Creativity

Feedback plays a critical role in nurturing creativity, yet its effect varies by practices. This authors found that effective feedback practices that enhance students’ creativity were (a) ample, (b) came at the right timing, and (c) met students’ expectations.. 


Journal of Creativity

Hoa Vo, Abimbola Asojo


June 13, 2019

Feedback and Creativity:

A Practice-exploration in Design Studios

Feedback is critical in enhancing creativity yet its results in design studios are mixed. This paper presents an practice-exploration of feedback practices to enhance creativity in an interior design studio.



Hoa Vo

2020_Book_Advances In Creativity Innovat

July 04, 2020

​Interest in Design Studios: A Theoretical Framework of Teaching Creativity for Millennials and Generation Z

Millennials and Generation Z, while being tech-savvy, are undermined in creativity. The author proposed that task interest plays an important role in helping them tackle this challenge.


AHFE 2020

Hoa Vo


July, 2018

Practitioner Feedback and Interior Design Students’ Creativity in a Lighting Design Course

A mixed-methods study on the impact of practitioner feedback on students’ creativity in a lighting design course (in 3 years, from 2015 to 2017).


Journal of Fine Arts

Abimbola Asojo, Hoa Vo


December, 2019

STEM Experiences for Underrepresented K-12 Students in Minnesota Using Maker Mindset

Underrepresented K-12 students joined a STEM-experience program in summer 2018 and 2019. We guided the students through ideation, concept sketching, and modeling exercises.


IDEC Exchange

Abimbola Asojo, Hoa Vo


March, 2018

Feedback Responsiveness and Students' Creativity

How interior design students respond to feedback can affect their creativity. The authors analysed the written feedback in a junior-level interior studio and students' creativity ratings to gain insights on this subject matter. 


Academic Exchange Quarterly

Hoa Vo, Abimbola Asojo

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