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Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice

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Off the wall : creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. / MacDonald Vermeulen, Lindsay; Biskjaer, Michael Mose.

Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. ed. / Bo T. Christensen; Kim Halskov; Clemens N. Klokmose. London : Academic Press, 2019. p. 175-198.

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Harvard

MacDonald Vermeulen, L & Biskjaer, MM 2019, Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. in BT Christensen, K Halskov & CN Klokmose (eds), Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. Academic Press, London, pp. 175-198.

APA

MacDonald Vermeulen, L., & Biskjaer, M. M. (2019). Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. In B. T. Christensen, K. Halskov, & C. N. Klokmose (Eds.), Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design (pp. 175-198). Academic Press.

CBE

MacDonald Vermeulen L, Biskjaer MM. 2019. Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. Christensen BT, Halskov K, Klokmose CN, editors. In Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press. pp. 175-198.

MLA

MacDonald Vermeulen, Lindsay and Michael Mose Biskjaer "Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice"., Christensen, Bo T. Halskov, Kim Klokmose, Clemens N. (editors). Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press. 2019, 175-198.

Vancouver

MacDonald Vermeulen L, Biskjaer MM. Off the wall: creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. In Christensen BT, Halskov K, Klokmose CN, editors, Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. London: Academic Press. 2019. p. 175-198

Author

MacDonald Vermeulen, Lindsay ; Biskjaer, Michael Mose. / Off the wall : creative use of Post-It Notes in artistic practice. Sticky Creativity: Post-it Note Cognition, Computers, and Design. editor / Bo T. Christensen ; Kim Halskov ; Clemens N. Klokmose. London : Academic Press, 2019. pp. 175-198

Bibtex

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