The blog at Experientia points to this convenient tool providing quick access to design research methods, divided into six project phases: This online repository is a necessarily unfinished and evolving resource for Participatory Design Techniques. These techniques help evolve a project lifecycle
Creating something that has not existed before is at the core of the activity named “design”. Yet sometimes, not creating something is the best way to create something.
The thought of “undesign” - maybe not using that term in such reflected manner - is nothing new to most designers: a designer given the task to solve a certain challenge might well come to the conclusion that creating something new is not the best solution. […]