Contemporary Design Research often seeks to address the climate crisis and environmental issues. But is Research through Design doing more harm than good by consuming resources?
Is Black Mirror one of the best examples of Design Research to-date?
Why do you love Design Research?
How can we get Design Research into 'Research Methods 101'?
Design Research is the study of the flow of values... Discuss!
Can, and should, Design Research power a major shift in thinking? Bringing art and science closer together again in a sort of 21st century enlightenment?
Can you suggest a canonical example of Design Research?
What makes someone a 'Designer'?
What can Design Research not do?
How can we best communicate that Design Research is a way of understanding the world?
Can Design, and Design Research, exist outside of a capitalist model?
Should Design Research increase economic value (or not) and should Design Research be about process or outcomes?
Should Design Research focus on engaging fields 'as they are'?
Is it right that we conduct research without consideration of the climate? Should every project we do have a climate impact mitigation plan?
What is Design Research?
How can Design Research make a virtue of the way it borrows from other disciplines?
Why should Design Research be seen as an unconventional approach?
Does Design Research always have to be done by Designers?
What does Design Research give back to the disciplines it borrows from?
In collaborative Design Research, when is it best to work with expert designers, and when is it best to work with non-expert designers?