These values derive from the ‘designerly ways of knowing’. Because of a common N. Cross, J. Naughton, D. WalkerDesign method and scientific method. : Designerly Ways of Knowing (Board of International Research in Design) (): Nigel Cross: Books. Designerly Ways of. Knowing by Nigel. Cross. Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser, , pp. Paperback ISBN € Deana McDonagh.

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Priscilla rated it really liked it Sep 17, A great read for any design researcher or curious designer. Paperbackpages. Jessica Gu rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Refresh and try again. The general theme is indicated by the title, viz.

Throughout conducting his research Cross mentions how he found it alarming how previous research and the actual practice of design indicated no clear goal of what it was trying to achieve as a valuable sector Cross, N.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This “knowing” describes a system of thinking that includes 1 a distinct phenomenon of study, 2 unique methods for inquiry, and 3 an umbrella culture of values.

The bulk of the book is spent fleshing out an argument that “design” is such a system of knowing in its various details. Jun 10, Joel Chan rated it really liked it. Paola Saldierna rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Designerly Ways of Knowing traces the development of a research interest in articulating and understanding the nature of design cognition.

In my view, upon research compiled within the Designerly Ways of Knowing, one can merely state that since the publication of this book, the field of study has grown considerably, as both design education and design research have developed together into a new discipline of design. Books by Nigel Cross. Experimental- laboratory-based work, theoretical reflections and various amalgamations of previous work from various researchers have lead Cross to compiling that which is necessary in creating a traceable thread and layout of sound research, backing the thoughts and concepts read within each carefully titled chapter.


Designerly Ways of Knowing by Nigel Cross

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This book an amazing book that theorizes some aspects of design cognition. Good overview of research efforts and results concerning ‘design’, process, method and application.

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Hyowon rated it it was amazing Jul 10, Mark Dudlik rated it really liked it Dec 12, Published October 5th by Birkhauser Boston first published September 30th It seem to be a short read, but I would suggest you take time and read it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nigel Cross, has learned under the large umbrella of “design science”, including it’s nature, nurture, relationship to technology and computational tools, expertise, and creative processes.

Jennifer rated it it was amazing Jun 24, It is actually a collection of papers published over the years. I have followed Nigel Cross’ writing for the past 35 years.

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Jason Courtemanche rated it really liked it Jun 25, Scott rated it really liked it Feb 25, Trivia About Designerly Ways o A large proportion of the insights are gained from wys studies of and interviews with actual practicing designers, so the book offers a nice complement to other less ecologically valid forms of design studies and data sources, e.

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