Evoking a new way of thinking.
Key Vocabulary: Design
Design is a specification of an object, manifested by an
agent, intended to accomplish goals, in a particular
environment, using a set of primitive components, satisfying a
set of requirements, subject to constraints; a technique
for "constructing things"; a procedure aimed at the solution
of certain non-trivial practical problems, or ... " ... a
methodological phenomenon of the practical sciences"
Classical design starts with the definition of the problem to be resolved, through the analysis of the existing system. It defines the scope of a project to modify it and it studies the feasibility of the same.
Design as used is epi-thinking is a way of thought as well as a process or set of actions. Design involves emergence, volition, reflexive anticipation, and context dependence.
Design Thinking refers to the methods and processes for investigating ill-defined problems, acquiring information, analyzing knowledge, and positing solutions in the design and planning fields. As a style of thinking, it is generally considered the ability to combine empathy for the context of a problem, creativity in the generation of insights and solutions, and rationality to analyze and fit solutions to the context.