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What role does research play in the design process?

Published: Tuesday 08th September

Can you actually separate research and design? And which kind of research do you use in your process?

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A conversation about the importance of freedom within the research and design process and not being afraid to make mistakes. About the tension between theoretical sources and the intuition of the designer. How does your client deal with the uncertainty of the research and design process? And as a designer, can we find freedom within the constraints imposed on us?

In the second studio session Myrthe Krepel and Dorian Kingma (SMELT), Thomas Bevelander and Jurgen Wiegeraad (Thomas & Jurgen), and Myrte van der Molen talked about research in relation to design.

Research & design process

Intrigued by this Studio Session? Head over to the read the full article on the Dutch Design Week Magazine, or listen to the full podcast here.