Elizabeth Boling, Kennon Smith
When designers work, no matter what process they follow or type of thinking they employ, they inevitably face the moment of invention. This is the point at which no theory, guideline, example, or statement of best practice can tell the designer or the design team specifically what to do . Resolving this point into actual invention may, of course, take more than a literal momentbut it is the part of the process in which that which did not previously exist is conceived . Researchers who have observed closely how designers actually work have described what happens in the moment…
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