Author: Harold G. Nelson
Publisher: Mit Press
"When we create new things - technologies, organizations, processes, systems, environments, ways of thinking - we engage in design. With this expansive view of design as their premise, [the authors] make the case for design as its own culture of inquiry and action. They offer ... a formulation of design culture's fundamental core of ideas. These ideas - which form 'the design way' - are applicable in an infinite variety of design domains, from such traditional fields as architecture and graphic design, to such nontraditional areas as organizational, educational, interaction and healthcare design"--Publisher's description.