Posts Tagged: methodologies

Using methods for designing

Generally, when I explain about my research many designers and colleagues ask me about if it is worth to propose a design method, because designers do not usually follow any kind of method when designing. However, as I am a

Using methods for designing

Generally, when I explain about my research many designers and colleagues ask me about if it is worth to propose a design method, because designers do not usually follow any kind of method when designing. However, as I am a

Workshops as a Design Research Method

During the last three years I have run three series of workshops to collect information, create and evaluate the outcome of my thesis. Workshops as a research method are being used mostly in Social Sciences, as a qualitative approach. However,

Workshops as a Design Research Method

During the last three years I have run three series of workshops to collect information, create and evaluate the outcome of my thesis. Workshops as a research method are being used mostly in Social Sciences, as a qualitative approach. However,

diagrammatic-writing-up method

Last Wednesday I attended to one of the RNUAL lectures (UAL) about how to approach writing up problems (essays, papers, chapters, thesis). As a first general conclusion, to approach this problem, the best strategy is to have a clear framework

diagrammatic-writing-up method

Last Wednesday I attended to one of the RNUAL lectures (UAL) about how to approach writing up problems (essays, papers, chapters, thesis). As a first general conclusion, to approach this problem, the best strategy is to have a clear framework

After the 1st International Visual Methods Conference

At the beginning of September, I wrote about the forthcoming 1st International Visual Methods Conference in Leeds, today I write some conclusions about it. The Conference was a huge event with more than 200 participants and 150 papers coming from

After the 1st International Visual Methods Conference

At the beginning of September, I wrote about the forthcoming 1st International Visual Methods Conference in Leeds, today I write some conclusions about it. The Conference was a huge event with more than 200 participants and 150 papers coming from

diagram(a)s backstage workshop – london

We would like to invite you to a design event focussed on the creation of diagrams and maps. As a testing platform for a PhD research project, this workshop will bring together different design theories for mapping information. • We

diagram(a)s backstage workshop – london

We would like to invite you to a design event focussed on the creation of diagrams and maps. As a testing platform for a PhD research project, this workshop will bring together different design theories for mapping information. • We

diagram(a)s workshop: BCN – LDN

dónde & cuándo? when & where? Octubre sábado o3 – De 10.30hs a 15hs: Barcelona, España. Carrer Santa Eulàlia, 21 – Piso1º – 08012 barcelona (Spain) October Saturday 17th – London: To be confirmed La participación en este evento es

diagram(a)s workshop: BCN – LDN

dónde & cuándo? when & where? Octubre sábado o3 – De 10.30hs a 15hs: Barcelona, España. Carrer Santa Eulàlia, 21 – Piso1º – 08012 barcelona (Spain) October Saturday 17th – London: To be confirmed La participación en este evento es

Visual Methods: Social Science and Information Design

Last June, I attended to a visual method workshop in Cardiff, organised by the University of Leeds. When I first knew about this workshop, I was really happy to find a workshop focussed on visual research techniques. Once in Cardiff,

Visual Methods: Social Science and Information Design

Last June, I attended to a visual method workshop in Cardiff, organised by the University of Leeds. When I first knew about this workshop, I was really happy to find a workshop focussed on visual research techniques. Once in Cardiff,

Information Design & Diagrammatic Language course (Spain)

From the 1st of March to the 21st of June 2010, I will be given a course about Information Design and Diagrammatic Language at the Escola Massana in Barcelona, Spain. The classes will be in Spanish, but most of the

Information Design & Diagrammatic Language course (Spain)

From the 1st of March to the 21st of June 2010, I will be given a course about Information Design and Diagrammatic Language at the Escola Massana in Barcelona, Spain. The classes will be in Spanish, but most of the

Methods for a Design Method

Creating a design method could be defined as a three-stage process that includes analysis, synthesis and evaluation (Jones, 1992; Yee, 2006). In other words, this process can be explained as ‘breaking the problem into pieces’, ‘putting the pieces together in

Methods for a Design Method

Creating a design method could be defined as a three-stage process that includes analysis, synthesis and evaluation (Jones, 1992; Yee, 2006). In other words, this process can be explained as ‘breaking the problem into pieces’, ‘putting the pieces together in

Visual methods

A methodology can be defined as a systematic and orderly logical arrangement of doing something that particularly helps to organise and direct a research in a specific field of study. Specially, in relation with visual material there are no so

Visual methods

A methodology can be defined as a systematic and orderly logical arrangement of doing something that particularly helps to organise and direct a research in a specific field of study. Specially, in relation with visual material there are no so