CONCEPTUALISATIONS IN DESIGN RESEARCH.

LEIF E ÖSTMAN

Abstract


This is a design theoretical article and a mapping and explanations of different types of conceptualisations within the field of design. The aim Is to clarify the aim and position of design theory, In relation to design and design research. The article distinguishes six different types of conceptualisations and ends with some questions regarding how design theory and research quality can be promoted.


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