Posts tagged in design research

Boling, E. & Smith, K.M. The Design Case: Rigorous Design Knowledge for Design Practice. Interactions September-October 2012. pp. 48-53.

The article is a discussion of utility and requirements for good design cases. According to the authors, while almost any design case can be useful for designers, only few are really

Continue reading...Boling, E. & Smith, K.M. The Design Case: Rigorous Design Knowledge for Design Practice. Interactions September-October 2012. pp. 48-53.

MARTI, P. AND BANNON, L.J. 2009. Exploring User-Centred Design in Practice: Some Caveats. Knowledge, Technology & Policy 22, 1, 7

Marti and Bannon [Marti and Bannon 2009] re-iterate UCD from its now well-established definitions and foundation (see [Norman and Draper 1986] [Gould and Lewis 1985; Gould et al. 1991] and ISO

Continue reading...MARTI, P. AND BANNON, L.J. 2009. Exploring User-Centred Design in Practice: Some Caveats. Knowledge, Technology & Policy 22, 1, 7

Kuutti, K. (2011) Out of the Shadow of Simon: Artifacts, Practices, and History in Design Research, in Proc. Doctoral Education in Design Conference 2011

The paper discusses and critiques the usage of natural science model of theory in design research. Kuutti argues that the subject matter of design and thus also design research is such

Continue reading...Kuutti, K. (2011) Out of the Shadow of Simon: Artifacts, Practices, and History in Design Research, in Proc. Doctoral Education in Design Conference 2011