Faculty Member Jooyoung Oh on Design Research
February 27, 2019
"Design Research is like studying mushrooms. We take a look at, smell, taste, touch and feel it. We study the environment, soil and plants around it. We study how it interacts with other species. The best way to get to know the mushroom is to become one."
DESIGN RESEARCH TOOLS
CONSUMER TREND CANVAS: Useful template
ETHN.IO: Recruiting help
EVERNOTE: Multi-tool documentation
RECORDIUM: audio recording tool
WATCH AND READ TO LEARN ABOUT DESGIN THINKING PROCESS
FROG DESIGN RECOMMENDATION FOR BOOKS: Comprehensive
DESIGN RESEARCH METHODS AND PERSPECTIVE: Another text book
DESIGN SYNTHESIS BY FROG DESIGN: Slide show
MAKETOOLS: participatory design research in-depth
WICKED PROBLEMS: Straight forward walk-through
Scientist, designer and CD/DS faculty member Skye Moret is currently working on a visionary project that will bring together stakeholders operating at the intersection of scientific inquiry, artistic intelligence, and environmental advocacy, the Ocean Archive.
Please join the MFA in Collaborative Design + MA in Design Systems for a celebration of the publication of the 2019 edition of Radicle Magazine!
Design Portland highlights upcoming Design Week event hosted by PNCA's Design programs, Fuckup Nights: Failure by Design.
FuckUp Nights is a global event series that shares stories of professional failure. The stories don’t necessarily encourage failure, but the series celebrates what it represents: the willingness to try new things and step out of one’s comfort zone.
Faculty member Nina Narelle and fellow co-founder of Future Work Design, Katie Ausberger, present "From Diversity to Equity, By Design” at Design Museum Mornings