Design research through practice : from the lab, field, and showroom / Ilpo Koskinen [and others].

Businesses and the HCI and Interaction Design communities have embraced design and design research. Design research as a field blends methodologies from several disciplines - sociology, engineering, software, philosophy, industrial design, HCI/interaction design -- so designers can learn from past s...

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Other Authors: Koskinen, Ilpo Kalevi.
Format: Electronic
Published: Waltham, MA : Morgan Kaufmann, ©2011.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Constructive design research
  • The coming age of constructive design research
  • Research programs
  • Lab : can you really study design in a laboratory?
  • Field : how to follow design through society
  • Showroom : research meets design and art
  • How to work with theory
  • Design things : models, scenarios, prototypes
  • Constructive design research in society
  • Building research programs.