RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN RESEARCH
The Design Research category recognises excellence in Design Research across multiple sectors (academia and industry). It was established to showcase the contribution Design Research makes in developing innovative and ground-breaking outcomes.
Design Research can be defined as scholarly investigations into phenomena in the various design fields where the main aim is the discovery of new knowledge and knowledge advancement in the design fields. In this context, Design Research is understood to be research embedded within the design/research process. It is an approach that design researchers use to understand people, their experiences and future challenges.
- Research projects still under development are not eligible to enter.
- Design Research entries must be completed demonstrating research rigour, innovation and tangible outcomes.