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Practice-based design research

Practice-based design research

Vaughan, Laurene, 1964- editor

Practice-Based Design Research provides a companion to masters and PhD programs in design research through practice. The contributors address a range of models and approaches to practice-based research, consider relationships between industry and academia, researchers and designers, discuss initiatives to support students and faculty during the research process, and explore how students' experiences of undertaking practice-based research has impacted their future design and research practice. The text is illustrated throughout with case study examples by authors who have set up, taught or undertaken practice-based design research, in a range of national and institutional contexts

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Published London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Laurene Vaughan
ISBN: 1474267823, 9781474267823
Note: Originally published: London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xiii, 213 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Subject: Graphic design; Architects Training of.; Product design; Art and Design.; Research methods: general; Designers Training of.; History of art; User interface design & usability; Design Study and teaching.; Fine arts: art forms; Architecture Study and teaching.; Industrial / commercial art & design
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9781350080409


  1. 1. Introducing Practice Based Design Research
  2. Laurene Vaughan
  3. Part 1: Exploring Different Models and Approaches to Doctoral Education in Design
  4. 2. Designer/Practitioner/Researcher
  5. Laurene Vaughan
  6. 3. Locating New Knowledge in an Unacknowledged Discourse
  7. Bonne Zabolotney
  8. 4. Post-Normal Design Research: The Role of Practice-based Research in the Era of Neoliberal Risk
  9. Cameron Tonkinwise
  10. Part 2: Socio-cultural Impacts of the Design PhD in Practice
  11. 5. Designing the PhD curriculum in the design disciplines
  12. Henry Mainsah, Andrew Morrison, Jonny Aspen and Cheryl E. Ball
  13. 6. Doctoral Training for Practitioners: ADAPTr (Architecture, Design and Art Practice research) a European Commission Marie Curie Initial Training Network
  14. Richard Blythe and Marcello Stamm?
  15. 7. Knowledge Exchange through the Design PhD
  16. Ben Dalton, Tom Simmons and Teal Triggs?
  17. 8. Educating the Reflective Design Researcher
  18. Pelle Ehn and Peter Ullmark?
  19. 9. Building theory through design
  20. Thomas Markussen
  21. Part 3: Structures for Supporting Design Phd Programs
  22. 10. Design (research) practice
  23. Thomas Binder and Eva Brandt
  24. 11. Embracing the literacies of design as means and mode of dissemination
  25. Laurene Vaughan
  26. 12. Ten green bottles: Reflecting on the exegesis in the thesis by compilation model
  27. Andrew Morrison
  28. Part 4: Graduate Reflections on the Design Phd in Practice
  29. 13. When Words Won't Do: Resisting the impoverishment of knowledge
  30. Pia Ednie-Brown
  31. 14. Before, during and after a PhD: Curating as a generative and collaborative process of infrastructuring
  32. Katherine Moline?
  33. 15. The researcherly designer/the designerly researcher
  34. Joyce Yee
  35. 16. Make Happen: Sense-making the affordances of a practice-based Phd in design
  36. Lisa Grocott
  37. 16. From Paratexts to Primary Texts: Shifting from a commercial to a research focused design practice
  38. ZoÙ Sadokierski
  39. 17. From practice to practice-led research: Challenges and rewards
  40. Neal Haslem
  41. 18. Grokking the Swamp: Adventures in the Practical Abyss, and Back Again
  42. Jeremy Yuille