The Design Process

What is the design process?

 

OR Maybe

The Design Process is a series of steps that people follow to find a solution to a problem. There a many different versions of the design process. Many of these agree on some basic core steps.

  • research
  • planning
  • brainstorming or idea generation
  • concept development (sketching ideas)
  • iteration (sketching and explaining in some detail lots of ideas)
  • production
  • evaluating

The Design Process

What is your design process?

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Design Thinking

 

Imagine Design create

from Autodesk- see link below

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Useful Websites

Imagine Design Create – A book by Autodesk a design industry software leader

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=16442791

Core 77 – an online design magazine

http://www.core77.com/

Wikipedia articles on design

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_process#Design_as_a_process

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_thinking

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design_methods

Articles on design models

http://courses.ischool.berkeley.edu/i290-1/f08/lectures/ISSD-20080917.pdf

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