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It explores the following topics:. As a timeline of scholarship and research, and a resource for understanding how designers think and work, this book will interest researchers, teachers and students of industrial and product design, design practitioners and managers.

A collection of articles and talks by Nigel Cross, some of which previously published only in less accessible fora, spanning twenty years of studies of design practices and design thinking. The focus With academic and practical backgrounds in architecture and industrial design, he has conducted research in computer-aided design, design methodology and design education since the nineteen-sixties. His current principal research interest is in design cognition, based on studies of expert and exceptional designers.

He has been a member of the academic staff of the pioneering, multi-media Open University since , where he has been responsible for, or instrumental in, a wide range of distance education courses in design and technology. His total publications list includes more than items, plus many Open University course texts, broadcasts, etc.

Designerly Ways of Knowing. Nigel Cross. How do designers think? It explores the following topics: the nature and nurture of design ability creative cognition in design the natural intelligence of design design discipline versus design science expertise in design.

Design in General Education. Educational Criteria. Ways of Knowing in Design. Appendix A. Comparing the Strategies. Design Expertise. Intrinsic Value of Design Education. The Discipline of Design. Studies of Designing. Design Ability is Possessed by Everyone. Design as a Form of Intelligence. Design Education in the Open. The Development of Design Ability. The Role of Sketching in Design.

Can a Machine Design? Computation and Cognition. An Example of a Creative Leap. Identifying the Leap. Modelling the Leap. Not Leaping but Bridging. Goal Analysis. Solution Focusing. Coevolution of Problem and Solution.

Solution Generation. Attachment to Concepts. Generation of Alternatives. Process Strategy. Novices and Experts. Issues in Design Cognition. Problem Formulation. Scientific Design. Science of Design. Foreword BIRD. Design Products. Appendix B. Kenneth Grange. Gordon Murray. Modal Shifts. Design Science. Design Research.


Designerly Ways of Knowing

Cross, Nigel Designerly Ways of Knowing. Board of International Research in Design. Basel: Birkhauser. Provides a unique insight into an expanding discipline with important implications for design research, education and practice. A collection of papers which form a timeline of scholarship and research in this field.


It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Since then, the field of study has grown considerably, as both design education and design research have developed together into a new discipline of design. This book provides a unique insight into a field of study with important implications for design research, education and practice. Professor Nigel Cross is one of the most internationally-respected design researchers and this book is a revised and edited collection of key parts of his published work from the last quarter century. Designerly Ways of Knowing traces the development of a research interest in articulating and understanding the nature of design cognition, and the concept that designers whether architects, engineers, product designers, etc. There are chapters covering the following topics:.



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