International Journal of Art & Design Education

Drawing and Designing: the Case for Reappraisal

Volume 9.1   1990



In this paper Steve Garner argues that the relationship between drawing and designing has been sadly neglected in the preceding ten years. He highlights a programme of research that closely examines the function of drawing for a wide range of people engaged in design activity. The paper particularly focuses on the undervalued potential of drawing within exploratory and manipulative aspects of designing and considers the value of such activity.