The Journey through the Process of Designing

Jose Chambers
1989, Vol. 21, No. 2,

Abstract


As part of her role as DTI sponsored Research Fellow in the Department of Design and Technology at King Alfred's College, Jose Chambers has been observing our students at work with tutors.

Being an English graduate who became involved with Communications Studies thanks to an interest in problemsolving approaches, her perspective on our work has been very welcome for its freshness and clarity. A group of our students has recently been studying design in action by visiting in pairs the design and product development departments of various companies. They have also had available to them the Design Council's two sets of videos, 'Designers Talking' and 'Living by Design', which give some excellent insights into the world of professional designers.


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