Titolo: Linkography: Unfolding the Design Process (...
Casa editrice: The MIT Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2014
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Linkography is already one of the most influential, elegant, and insightful designresearch methods. Linkography takes an in-depth and critical look into thisremarkable visual language to understand design as a mode of thought. Goldschmidt brings theresearch method she invented together with the latest data from design research to elucidate thethinking part of design thinking. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0262027194
This book presents linkography, a method for the notation and analysis of the design process. Developed by Gabriela Goldschmidt in an attempt to clarify designing, linkography documents how designers think, generate ideas, put them to the test, and combine them into something meaningful. With linkography, Goldschmidt shows that there is a logic to the creative process -- that it is not, as is often supposed, pure magic. Linkography draws on design practice, protocol analysis, and insights from cognitive psychology. Goldschmidt argues that the generation of ideas (and their inspection and adjustment) evolves over a large number of small steps, which she terms design moves. These combine in a network of moves, and the patterns of links in the networks manifest a "good fit," or congruence, among the ideas. Goldschmidt explains what parts of the design process can be observed and measured in a linkograph, describing its features and notation conventions. The most significant elements in a linkograph are critical moves, which are particularly rich in links. Goldschmidt presents studies that show the importance of critical moves in design thinking; describes cases that demonstrate linkography's effectiveness in studying the creative process in design (focusing on the good fit); and offers thirteen linkographic studies conducted by other researchers that show the potential of linkography in design thinking research and beyond. Linkography is the first book-length treatment of an approach to design thinking that has already proved influential in the field.
L'autore: Gabriela Goldschmidt is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
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