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International Journal of Art & Design Education

The design studio as teaching/learning medium – a process based approach

Volume 25.1   2006

ÖZTÜRK, MAYA and TÜRKKAN, ELIF

 

This paper discusses a design studio teaching experience exploring the design process itself as a methodological tool. We consider the structure of important phases of the process that contain different levels of design thinking; conception, function and practical knowledge as well as the transitions from inception to construction. We show how this approach to the design process allows the possibility of addressing elusive issues that underlie the practice of design.