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How Designers Think: Demystifying the Design Process

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How Designers Think is based on Bryan Lawson's many observations of designers at work, interviews with designers and their clients and collaborators. This extended work is the culmination of forty years' research and shows the belief that we all can, and do, design, and that we can learn to design better. The creative mind continues to have the power to surprise and this book aims to nurture and extend this creativity. Neither the earlier editions, nor this book, are intended as authoritative prescriptions of how designers should think but provide helpful advice on how to develop an understanding of design.

In this fourth edition, Bryan Lawson continues to try and understand how designers think, to explore how they might be better educated and to develop techniques to assist them in their task. Some chapters have been revised and three completely new chapters added. The book is now intended to be read in conjunction with What Designers Know which is a companion volume. Some of the ideas previously discussed in the third edition of How Designers Think are now explored more thoroughly in What Designers Know. For the first time this fourth edition works towards a model of designing and the skills that collectively constitute the design process.

* A unique look at the psychology of the designer that provides a greater insight to the process of design

* 'Demystifies' the complexity of the subject and uncovers new ways that design can be done

* Conclusions are drawn from years of research and provide the very latest debate on the subject

Synopsis:

In this fourth edition, Bryan Lawson continues his discussion, trying to understand how designers think. He does this by mapping out the issues concerned with the design process, with design problems and solutions and design thinking. This edition adds to the previous debates by including a new chapter on 'Design as Conversation' reflecting on how designers, either consciously or unconsciously, monitor, reflect on, control and change their thinking. It also includes a new series of case studies on notable designers including the racing car designer Gordon Murray, product designer James Dyson, and architects such as Edward Cullinan and Glenn Murcott. * A unique look at the psychology of the designer that provides a greater insight to the process of design * 'Demystifies' the complexity of the subject and uncovers new ways that design can be done * Conclusions are drawn from years of research and provide the very latest debate on the subject

About the Author

Bryan Lawson is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield. He is however both an architect and a psychologist, which has enabled him to study the nature of the design process.

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Table of Contents

Part One: What is Design: Introduction; The changing role of the designer; Route maps of the design process; Part Two: Problems and Solutions: The components of design problems; Meaurement, criteria and judgement in decision; A model of design problems; Problems, solutions and the design process; Part Three: Design Thinking: Types and styles of thinking; Creative thinking; Design as Conversation; Guiding principles; Design strategies; Design tactics; Design traps; Designing with drawings; Designing with others; Design with computers; Quo vadis?; Case Studies: Gordon Murray, James Dyson, Edward Cullinan, Glenn Murcott; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780750660778
Author:
Lawson, Bryan
Publisher:
Architectural Press
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
Subject:
Architecture-Drawing and Design
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.69 x 7.44 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this fourth edition, Bryan Lawson continues his discussion, trying to understand how designers think. He does this by mapping out the issues concerned with the design process, with design problems and solutions and design thinking. This edition adds to the previous debates by including a new chapter on 'Design as Conversation' reflecting on how designers, either consciously or unconsciously, monitor, reflect on, control and change their thinking. It also includes a new series of case studies on notable designers including the racing car designer Gordon Murray, product designer James Dyson, and architects such as Edward Cullinan and Glenn Murcott. * A unique look at the psychology of the designer that provides a greater insight to the process of design * 'Demystifies' the complexity of the subject and uncovers new ways that design can be done * Conclusions are drawn from years of research and provide the very latest debate on the subject
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