Designing the mind's eye: A holistic view of design research

Dirk S. Hovorka, Matt Germonprez, Matt Levy

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Abstract

As design research has become an accepted research approach, a focus on rationalistic problem solving and the production of artefacts has become the dominant focus. Looking to design research in other disciplines reveals design considerations which inform the practice of design. We consider how practice theory can reveal the interpretations translations and stabilisation of an ecosystem necessary to negotiate a social imaginary - a design. In addition, design occurs within an ecosystem which becomes stabilized through negotiation and action as goals and evaluations evolve. Re-examining a seminal design science research paper through a practice theory lens, reveals underlying actions of design and develop a more holistic expression of design research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Event8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014 - Canberra, Australia
Duration: Oct 2 2014Oct 3 2014

Other

Other8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014
CountryAustralia
CityCanberra
Period10/2/1410/3/14

Fingerprint

Ecosystems
Lenses
Stabilization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems

Cite this

Hovorka, D. S., Germonprez, M., & Levy, M. (2014). Designing the mind's eye: A holistic view of design research. Paper presented at 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia.

Designing the mind's eye : A holistic view of design research. / Hovorka, Dirk S.; Germonprez, Matt; Levy, Matt.

2014. Paper presented at 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hovorka, DS, Germonprez, M & Levy, M 2014, 'Designing the mind's eye: A holistic view of design research', Paper presented at 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia, 10/2/14 - 10/3/14.
Hovorka DS, Germonprez M, Levy M. Designing the mind's eye: A holistic view of design research. 2014. Paper presented at 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia.
Hovorka, Dirk S. ; Germonprez, Matt ; Levy, Matt. / Designing the mind's eye : A holistic view of design research. Paper presented at 8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014, Canberra, Australia.
@conference{baab4b56a6f34463ab1c2bf5167506bb,
title = "Designing the mind's eye: A holistic view of design research",
abstract = "As design research has become an accepted research approach, a focus on rationalistic problem solving and the production of artefacts has become the dominant focus. Looking to design research in other disciplines reveals design considerations which inform the practice of design. We consider how practice theory can reveal the interpretations translations and stabilisation of an ecosystem necessary to negotiate a social imaginary - a design. In addition, design occurs within an ecosystem which becomes stabilized through negotiation and action as goals and evaluations evolve. Re-examining a seminal design science research paper through a practice theory lens, reveals underlying actions of design and develop a more holistic expression of design research.",
author = "Hovorka, {Dirk S.} and Matt Germonprez and Matt Levy",
year = "2014",
month = "1",
day = "1",
language = "English (US)",
note = "8th Information Systems Foundations Workshop, WISF 2014 ; Conference date: 02-10-2014 Through 03-10-2014",

}

TY - CONF

T1 - Designing the mind's eye

T2 - A holistic view of design research

AU - Hovorka, Dirk S.

AU - Germonprez, Matt

AU - Levy, Matt

PY - 2014/1/1

Y1 - 2014/1/1

N2 - As design research has become an accepted research approach, a focus on rationalistic problem solving and the production of artefacts has become the dominant focus. Looking to design research in other disciplines reveals design considerations which inform the practice of design. We consider how practice theory can reveal the interpretations translations and stabilisation of an ecosystem necessary to negotiate a social imaginary - a design. In addition, design occurs within an ecosystem which becomes stabilized through negotiation and action as goals and evaluations evolve. Re-examining a seminal design science research paper through a practice theory lens, reveals underlying actions of design and develop a more holistic expression of design research.

AB - As design research has become an accepted research approach, a focus on rationalistic problem solving and the production of artefacts has become the dominant focus. Looking to design research in other disciplines reveals design considerations which inform the practice of design. We consider how practice theory can reveal the interpretations translations and stabilisation of an ecosystem necessary to negotiate a social imaginary - a design. In addition, design occurs within an ecosystem which becomes stabilized through negotiation and action as goals and evaluations evolve. Re-examining a seminal design science research paper through a practice theory lens, reveals underlying actions of design and develop a more holistic expression of design research.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84969632506&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84969632506&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Paper

AN - SCOPUS:84969632506

ER -