Models of the process of design are relatively common. I have found approximately 150 such models, many of which are presented in "How Do You Design?" (http://www.dubberly.com/articles/how-do-you-design.html/). Each describes a sequence of steps required to design somethingor at least the steps that designers recommend. Models of the design process are common because designers often need to explain what they do (or want to do) so that clients, colleagues, and students can understand. Less common are models of the domain of designmodels describing the scope or nature of practice, research, or teaching. (I have found only about a dozen such…
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