readings for sept 1 discussion / by tyler galloway

no class on sept 14, so do the following readings and answer the questions below on your blog.

"design with intent" by robert fabricant
question: where do you land in the argument of more activist methods of design research and imposing the designers (or client’s) values through the design, versus remaining a neutral party that supports the audience’s existing needs? why?

 

ideo human-centered design toolkit
[skim through this doc; it's quite long]
question: what are a few methods from this toolkit that you could implement into your design research for this project? what information do you expect you would get?