Communication in the Design Process

Author: Stephen A. Brown

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135802211

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

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The Design and Construction industry is in a state of attempted change. Improvement is a key word for employer, consultant and contractor. Real steps forward are slow, and most damning is the continuous repetition of the same mistakes. Communication in the Design Process considers the gap that can exist between client expectation and realisation in building projects. It focuses on the communication interface between the employer and the consultant design team, and specifically on the areas of function, finance, timescale and aesthetics. This book includes an extensive review of current thinking and guidance on this and other related subjects. New data is obtained from a survey using questionnaires and personal semi-structured interviews. Data is presented graphically, analysed and compared with practice as defined in current literature.

How Designers Think

The Design Process Demystified

Author: Bryan Lawson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483142116

Category: Architecture

Page: 252

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How Designers Think: The Designing Process Demystified, Second Edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the psychology of the design process. The book is comprised of 15 chapters that are organized into three parts. The text first discusses the fundamentals of the concept of designer, designing, and design. The second part deals with design problems, including its components, model, and solutions. The last part covers the cognitive aspect of designing; the coverage of this part includes the philosophes, strategies, and tactics of design. The book will be of great interest to both students and instructors of architecture, planning, and industrial and interior design.

Approaching Urban Design

The Design Process

Author: Marion Roberts,Clara Greed

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317884752

Category: Political Science

Page: 200

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This companion to Introducing Urban Design: Interventions and Responses shows how the principles and concepts of urban design can be applied and implemented in a range of real-world settings.

Managing the Design Process-Concept Development

An Essential Manual for the Working Designer

Author: Terry Lee Stone

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1610580664

Category: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Page: 208

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This book offers designers a vast collection of inspiring and innovative graphic works from the world of music. The main emphasis is on music graphics including album/CD covers and inside spreads, packaging, posters, and other sales materials from the past decade. Music makes the world go 'round, and great album designs generate sales for the record companies that back the artists. By showing diverse album graphics from the last decade, designers get a glimpse into what makes or breaks album sales and just how risky the content can be before it goes too far. Many designers hope to break into the music business by way of design, and this collection will offer insight and inspiration for those venturing in. This book is a compendium of all types of graphically appealing album art, covering all kinds of music and music developers.

Energy in the design process

a reference workbook

Author: Howard V. Walker,Karl J. Linton,Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 175

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The Design Process in Information System Research

Tasks and Challenges of a Science Discipline

Author: Marsilius Graf von Ingelheim

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640314026

Category: Computers

Page: 49

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Bachelor Thesis from the year 2009 in the subject Computer Science - Commercial Information Technology, grade: 1,3, University of Frankfurt (Main) (Institute of Information Systems), language: English, abstract: The Information Systems (IS) research discipline is undergoing a serious identity crisis, seeking its sphere of activity to be relevant in practice and rigorous in scientific considerations. One reason for this is the strengthening of the Design Science approach. This new discipline developed as a synergy from aspects of engineering, architecture, and industrial design and is employed in the design of IT artifacts and software systems. Design Science is becoming a powerful trend in IS research (Vahidov 2006). It gives the IS discipline a new and more detailed focal point as pertains to the application of software and IT artifact development which is growing in importance in IS research over the time (Weber 2003; Orlikowski and Iacono 2001; Cross 2001). IS practitioners ask for new and innovative design approaches, dealing with the evolving organizational and inter-organizational tasks. The way these tasks are executed, in close cooperation with the practical business world, seems to be insufficiently considered. The debate in IS research is carried out between traditional scientists and the knowledge-producing researchers/practitioners and “it could be argued that research aimed at developing IT systems, at improving IT practice, has been more successful and important than traditional scientific attempts to understand it” (March and Smith 1995, p. 252). IS researchers are mainly focused on the behavioral impact of new IT solutions within a business unit. These concepts are needed to describe the relationship between the humans and the technology. However, this way of conducting research is descriptive and evaluative. Instead of telling “what is” or “what will be”, Design Science is giving guidance as to “how to do” things (Walls et al. 1992). The importance of this new approach is given through the rapid development of business needs and the increased necessity to solve business problems through the implementation of IT solutions. The knowledge base for designing new solutions has not yet been fully developed. IT consultants borrow knowledge from reference disciplines and apply this knowledge to present problems. This way of providing solutions is not compatible with Design Science as an area of research. A relevant design approach needs to give new answers to phenomena thus far unsolved. However, the IS discipline has not yet established a solid groundwork for Design Science within its discipline.

Architectural Thought

The Design Process and the Expectant Eye

Author: Michael Brawne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750658517

Category: Architecture

Page: 190

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An introduction to architectural thought, this text is a thorough and accessible discussion in search of the principles of the design process. Documenting the non-verbal processes and decisions that architects and designers make is a difficult task, but one that is important when trying to understand the development of architectural design through the ages. Michael Brawne uses his experience as a practicing architect, academic and educator to provide an overview of the subject. By looking at the practices and buildings of architects past and present he incorporates history and philosophy in the search for a theory of design. * Provides a well-rounded look at the development of architectural thought. * Written at a level that is accessible for professionals and students. * Illustrates how the design process has developed from antiquity to the present day.

Fashion Thinking

Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Author: Fiona Dieffenbacher

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411719

Category: Design

Page: 224

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Fashion Thinking is a groundbreaking investigation into the thinking behind the fashion design process.

Managing the Design Process-Implementing Design

An Essential Manual for the Working Designer

Author: Terry Lee Stone

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1610580648

Category: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

Page: 208

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This title focuses on design implementation and execution. This is where design ideas become real, tangible goods in the marketplace and beyond. This book examines design management concepts and methods in real world applications.

Change by Design

Wie Design Thinking Organisationen verändert und zu mehr Innovationen führt

Author: Tim Brown

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800652595

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 198

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Wir befinden uns inmitten eines epochalen Wandels im Kräfteverhältnis unserer Gesellschaft, denn während die Ökonomien den Schwerpunkt von industriegefertigten Gütern auf Dienstleistungen und Erlebnisse verlagern, treten die Unternehmen die Kontrolle ab und nehmen ihre Kunden nicht mehr als „Endverbraucher“ wahr, sondern als Beteiligte an einem wechselseitigen Prozess. Im Laufe der jahrhundertlangen Geschichte der kreativen Problemlösung haben sich Designer das nötige Handwerkszeug zugelegt, das ihnen hilft, die „drei Räume der Innovation“, wie Tim Brown sie bezeichnet, zu durchlaufen: Inspiration, Ideenbildung und Umsetzung. Seiner Überzeugung nach müssen diese Fähigkeiten nun über die gesamten Unternehmen verstreut werden. Und das funktioniert mit einem der innovativsten Denkwerkzeuge zur Entwicklung von Ideen und zur Lösung von Problemen, dem Design Thinking. Im ersten Teil dieses Buches wird ein Rahmenwerk vorgestellt, das hilft, die Grundsätze und Methoden zu erkennen, die großartiges Design Thinking ermöglichen. Hier wird gezeigt, wie Design Thinking von einigen der innovativsten Unternehmen der Welt praktiziert wurde und zu bahnbrechenden Lösungen inspiriert hat. Der zweite Teil soll dazu anregen, nicht zu kleckern, sondern zu klotzen. Anhand drei großer Bereiche der menschlichen Aktivität – Unternehmen, Märkte und Gesellschaft – zeigt Tim Brown, wie aus dem Design Thinking heraus Wege entstehen können, um Ideen zu entwickeln, die unseren heutigen Herausforderungen gerecht werden. Dabei muss sich das Design Thinking in den Organisationen „aufwärts“ bewegen in die Nähe der Vorstandsetagen, wo strategische Entscheidungen getroffen werden. Denn Design ist zu wichtig geworden, als dass man es allein den Designern überlassen sollte. Tim Brown zählt zu den prominentesten Personen auf dem Gebiet von Design und Innovation weltweit. Er ist CEO und Präsident von IDEO, das Unternehmen, das die Apple-Maus und den Palm V entwickelt hat. Tim Brown spricht regelmäßig über den Wert des Designs und von Innovationen, unter anderem auf dem Weltwirtschaftsforum in Davos oder bei TED Talks. Er berät zahlreiche Fortune 100 Unternehmen. Seine Arbeiten wurden bereits in der Axis Gallery in Tokio, dem Design Museum in London und dem MOMA in New York ausgestellt.

Office information systems: the design process

proceedings of the IFIP WG 8.4 Working Conference on Office Information Systems--the Design Process, Linz, Austria, 15-17 August 1988

Author: Barbara Pernici,A. A. Verrijn Stuart,IFIP WG 8.4

Publisher: North Holland

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 337

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Multidisciplinary Systems Engineering

Architecting the Design Process

Author: James A. Crowder,John N. Carbone,Russell Demijohn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319223984

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 297

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This book presents Systems Engineering from a modern, multidisciplinary engineering approach, providing the understanding that all aspects of systems design, systems, software, test, security, maintenance and the full life-cycle must be factored in to any large-scale system design; up front, not factored in later. It lays out a step-by-step approach to systems-of-systems architectural design, describing in detail the documentation flow throughout the systems engineering design process. It provides a straightforward look and the entire systems engineering process, providing realistic case studies, examples, and design problems that will enable students to gain a firm grasp on the fundamentals of modern systems engineering. Included is a comprehensive design problem that weaves throughout the entire text book, concluding with a complete top-level systems architecture for a real-world design problem.

Sprint

Wie man in nur fünf Tagen neue Ideen testet und Probleme löst

Author: Jake Knapp,Braden Kowitz,John Zeratsky

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864149061

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Unternehmer, Gründer und Teams stehen täglich vor der Herausforderung: Womit soll man zuerst anfangen, worauf sich am meisten fokussieren? Und wie viele Diskussionen und Meetings sind nötig, bevor man ganz sicher die garantiert richtige Lösung hat? Die Folge ist, dass allzu oft das Projekt auf der Stelle tritt und man überhaupt nicht vorwärtskommt. Dafür gibt es eine geniale Lösung: Sprint. Die ist ein einzigartiger, innovativer und narrensicherer Prozess, mit dem sich die härtesten Probleme in nur fünf Tagen lösen lassen – von Montag bis Freitag. Der Entwickler Jake Knapp entwarf diesen Prozess bei und für Google, wo er seither in allen Bereichen genutzt wird. Zusammen mit John Zeratsky und Braden Kowitz hat er darüber hinaus bereits mehr als 100 Sprints in Firmen aus unterschiedlichen Bereichen durchgeführt. Der Sprint-Prozess bietet praktische Hilfe für Unternehmen aller Größen, vom kleinen Start-up bis hin zum Fortune-100-Unternehmen. Die Methode ist auch für alle anderen bewährt, die vor einem großen Problem stehen, schnell eine Idee testen oder einfach eine Möglichkeit schnell ergreifen wollen.

The Design Process

Author: Karl Aspelund

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781501309045

Category: Design

Page: N.A

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This is an interactive work covering the design process from searching for ideas to defining and maintaining sources of inspiration. It emphasises the importance of the designer's mind as opposed to the designer's hands.

Drawing in the Design Process

Characterising Industrial and Educational Practice

Author: Pamela Schenk

Publisher: Intellect (UK)

ISBN: 9781783206797

Category:

Page: 260

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In the early days of the digital revolution in graphic design, many designers and teachers of design were convinced that the era of drawing on paper was over--that there would soon no longer be a place for craft-based drawing at any stage of the design process. It soon became apparent, however, that technological progress had not obviated the inherent value of drawing, and that, in fact, it opened up new avenues for convergent and hybrid drawing practices. This book traces the evolution of design-based drawing through analysis of a series of research projects from the 1980s to recent years that have sought to characterize the changing practices of design within various industries. Built on more than three hundred interviews with designers, academics, and design students, and an exhaustive analysis of thousands of drawings, it aims to generate discussion around historical and contemporary models of the design process.

The Strategic Designer

Tools & Techniques for Managing the Design Process

Author: David Holston

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440315183

Category: Design

Page: 304

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The design profession has been asking itself some important questions lately. How do designers deal with the increasing complexity of design problems? What skills do designers need to be competitive in the future? How do designers become co-creators with clients and audiences? How do designers prove their value to business? Designers are looking for ways to stay competitive in the conceptual economy and address the increasing complexity of design problems. By adopting a process that considers collaboration, context and accountability, designers move from 'makers of things' to 'design strategists.' The Strategic Designer shows designers how to build strong client relationships, elevate their standing with clients, increase project success rates, boost efficiency and enhance their creativity.

The design process

case studies in project development

Author: Ellen Shoshkes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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