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Owen, C. Design Thinking: Noters on its Nature and Use. Design Research Quarterly, Vol 2. No 1, January 2007, pp. 16-27

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The article defines design thinking as a complementary to science thinking and suggests that a balance between them is needed when solving many of the large problems we as a humanity are facing (e.g. large scale unemployment, climate change etc.). … Continue reading

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Cross, N. Designerly Ways of Knowing: Design Discipline Versus Design Science. Design Issues 17(3), 2001. pp. 49-55.

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The article represents a historical walkthrough of science in and about design. The author identifies different approaches and time periods during which ‘scientification’ of design has been tried. The relationship between science and design is still anything but clear and … Continue reading

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