Posts Tagged: research on design

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(End)Users within the Design Process

The terms ‘User’ and ‘End-user’ can be easily used with the inappropriate meaning. In Design we often talk about: the users of the design outcomes, or who are the users of…?, as referring to the audience of a particular design

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(End)Users within the Design Process

The terms ‘User’ and ‘End-user’ can be easily used with the inappropriate meaning. In Design we often talk about: the users of the design outcomes, or who are the users of…?, as referring to the audience of a particular design

Understanding-centred design process

The Outcome-centred design process has its emphasis in the development of a design outcome. Currently designers are increasing the amount of time and money invested in research and analysis to solve design problems, as can be seen in new born

Understanding-centred design process

The Outcome-centred design process has its emphasis in the development of a design outcome. Currently designers are increasing the amount of time and money invested in research and analysis to solve design problems, as can be seen in new born

Underground Maps Unravelled

Last week I visited Underground Maps Unravelled, an exhibition entirely devoted to underground diagrammatic maps, and particularly presenting an in-depth analysis of the London Underground Diagram (LUD). Dr. Maxwell Roberts explores information design alternatives of the very first LUD created

Underground Maps Unravelled

Last week I visited Underground Maps Unravelled, an exhibition entirely devoted to underground diagrammatic maps, and particularly presenting an in-depth analysis of the London Underground Diagram (LUD). Dr. Maxwell Roberts explores information design alternatives of the very first LUD created

my bubble

Often people ask me: what does a PhD student? What have you been working on for the last years? I used to respond that doing a PhD is to read, learn and research a lot about something tiny and specific,

my bubble

Often people ask me: what does a PhD student? What have you been working on for the last years? I used to respond that doing a PhD is to read, learn and research a lot about something tiny and specific,

what information designers do

I often find myself explaining what information designers do and not finding the exact words to make myself clear. Related to this, I think that the Special Report about Information Design, included in the last grafik magazine edition, gives a

what information designers do

I often find myself explaining what information designers do and not finding the exact words to make myself clear. Related to this, I think that the Special Report about Information Design, included in the last grafik magazine edition, gives a

Using methods for designing

Generally, when I explain about my research many designers and colleagues ask me about if it is worth to propose a design method, because designers do not usually follow any kind of method when designing. However, as I am a

Using methods for designing

Generally, when I explain about my research many designers and colleagues ask me about if it is worth to propose a design method, because designers do not usually follow any kind of method when designing. However, as I am a

1868-2008

Last week, while I was searching for some images and I found this video. I made it a couple of years ago in my first visit to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden. Even though, the London Underground network

1868-2008

Last week, while I was searching for some images and I found this video. I made it a couple of years ago in my first visit to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden. Even though, the London Underground network

Design Fundamentals

–> “Hasta la publicación de esta obra, un número considerable de artistas (y diseñadores) y estudiosos ha dependido de textos en idiomas extranjeros para satisfacer su creciente necesidad de información con respecto a los fascinantes problemas de la creación plástica

Design Fundamentals

–> “Hasta la publicación de esta obra, un número considerable de artistas (y diseñadores) y estudiosos ha dependido de textos en idiomas extranjeros para satisfacer su creciente necesidad de información con respecto a los fascinantes problemas de la creación plástica

organising literature & practice review

I have been almost the last four weeks ‘diving’ into my literature & practice review. One thing that I found extremely helpful was to have a previous organisation of authors, subjects and fields, and, at the same time, from different

organising literature & practice review

I have been almost the last four weeks ‘diving’ into my literature & practice review. One thing that I found extremely helpful was to have a previous organisation of authors, subjects and fields, and, at the same time, from different

how would you define a diagram?

Yesterday, a friend, who is also doing her PhD related to diagrams (University of Granada), sent me an email asking me that question. She also sent me a kind of research she has been done in Google images. She introduced

how would you define a diagram?

Yesterday, a friend, who is also doing her PhD related to diagrams (University of Granada), sent me an email asking me that question. She also sent me a kind of research she has been done in Google images. She introduced