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The future of heuristic fossils

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posted on 09.07.2019, 13:30 by Simon Downs, Claire Lerpiniere
The authors propose that while many fields of design are involved in reflexive interactions with design research tools, others are strongly heuristic in both their application of historic knowledge bases and in the ways in which they allow themselves to move forward, to construct new knowledge as an extension of craft thinking with user-centred evidence. These historical frames become a limiting factor in both the ways that practice can develop but also, more worryingly, in the ways in which these fields can develop their own research tools.

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  • The Arts, English and Drama

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  • Arts

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Design Research Society Conference 2018 DRS2018: Catalyst

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DOWNS, S.T. and LERPINIERE, C., 2018. The future of heuristic fossils. IN: Storni, C. et al., (eds.), Proceedings of the Design Research Society 2018 (DRS2018), Limerick, Republic of Ireland, 25th to 28th June 2018. Vol 4, Section 14, pp. 1567-1581.

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© The Authors. Published by the Design Research Society

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2018

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This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Design Society under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

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9781912294299

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en

Location

University of Limerick

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